A moonlit Arabian night in Oman
I’m in southern Oman, about to hit the country’s endless desert. Today, the last outpost before getting there is a small settlement at Thumrayt.
Oman's deep south, a Martian landscape
A sudden sea breeze makes me shudder; southern Oman is anything but a sun-parched desert.
Sumhuram and the mystical virtues of frankincense
Dhofar, Southern Oman. The stall-holder’s eyes smile behind her niqab as she picks up a handful of what look like small, amber colored rocks and places them around a glowing charcoal.
Create a dialogue with the viewer
Oman is a country where modernity and tradition meet head on, especially in the big cities. When you get out into the smaller villages though, you find that people are more and more traditional.
Where the deserts go on forever
Hello Oman, where a benign Sultan presides over a country in which Islam and modernity sit side by side. This land is more than 80 per cent desert, roamed by wandering Bedouin tribes, yet still has craggy Norwegian-style fjords and is where one of the gifts from the three Magi to the infant Jesus almost certainly originated.