Stunning sandstone mountains sculpted over millions of years by the elements.
Great granite rock formations rising from the sandy valley.
It’s a geologist’s wet dream and a traveller’s fantasy.
T.E. Lawrence wrote about it during his participation in the Arab Revolt of 1917-18.
Lawrence of Arabia was filmed here.
It’s 720 square kilometers of protected desert, but it is like no desert I have ever seen before.
All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible. This I did. T.E. Lawrence ◦ Introductory Chapter. Seven Pillars of Wisdom (1922)