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The desert  

The desert

Stargazing where the desert meets the sea.

October 3rd 2009
Lying on my back with my head in the stars and I'm gone. In my right ear I can hear the gentle asthmatic rasping of the rhythmically breathing sea, whilst in my left I have the vast silence of the Sinai desert. Below me is coarse, golden sand and above, man above, the stars explode across the deathly black palette of the sky like an particularly reserved, measured and ordered, Jackson Pollock spla ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Sinai » Dahab

Egyptian Flag The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations. A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C. and a ser... ... read more
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