The Wall.

The wallA folly ?

Dhows at Shannah.

Dhows & storm cloudsDhows anchored off Shannah beach.

Hilf – Masirah.

Hilf Masirah ramadanRas-Hilf:   as you can see, a thriving metropolis ! being fair it is Ramadan – made at 13:48.hrs.
I know, I never seem to have people in my images – I do try sometimes, honest  :)

The mud on the road is because of a recent storm: around 250 – 300mm in a few hours, wet……..

Old discarded net float – Masirah.

Old net float & rockI mentioned in an earlier post about the black sand not being pollution: but you can see pollution here with the little black blobs on the rock – it’s hard crude oil.

Three little stones.

Three little stonesThree little stones.

“I like the Walrus best,” said Alice, “because you see he was a little sorry for the poor oysters.”
“He ate more than the Carpenter, though,” said Tweedledee. “You see he held his handkerchief in front, so that the Carpenter couldn’t count how many he took: contrariwise.”
“That was mean!” Alice said indignantly. “Then I like the Carpenter best—if he didn’t eat so many as the Walrus.”
“But he ate as many as he could get,” said Tweedledum.

 This was a puzzler. After a pause, Alice began, “Well! They were both very unpleasant characters—”
From: Through the Looking-Glass.


Fishing Dhows – Masirah.

Fishing Dhows MasirahFishing Dhows at Masirah, lined up so that they could ride out the highwinds.

Masirah beach.

Black sand MasirahA less windy and brighter part of the day compared with the last two images.

This is not pollution you see here, its dark almost black sand deposited after the last storm.
About 250mm of rain had fallen in a very short time several days before this was made.


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