Butterfly of the day…

Plain Tiger (Danaus chrysippus) butterfly.
Taken at Ayn Athum, Salalah, Dhofar region of Oman in November 2018.
There is a waterfall, in the Khareef (monsoon) season and a park is under construction where the river begins.
It’s a place to spot birds, butterflies, dragonflies and fish.
We were there just after Cyclone Luban, the area was lush and green with plenty of wildlife to keep me busy with my lens!
It’s a lovely place to visit…
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Monday Window: 11/7/16

Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh and Wise Men feature in our earlier bible study memories……. this week I found Frankincense, sadly no Gold or any really Wise Men, but I suspect some Myrrh is around the region.   Continue reading

March: Wildlife in the Garden

I have no garden in the Middle East, my current garden is the surrounding desert and seashore.

Last July I spent time in  Salalah in Southern Oman. During the summer, the Khareef (monsoon) descends on this coastal area and the effects are luscious, greenery and flowers everywhere.  Continue reading