It was absolutely silent in our little gorge last night. The silence was broken first by the call to prayer, […]
Up, up and away.
Oh to have a bed. That whole Great Outdoors thing is all very well but we appreciated mattresses sheets and […]
Back to civilisation
My back was less than thrilled at a night under what passes for canvas these days but we all slept […]
I was briefly aware of a distant muezzin at dawn but slept on for another hour or so, until sunlight […]
Down low, up high.
We turned the light off last night with the sound of the rushing falaj beneath us, though this stopped around […]
Deeper into the mountains
It was a muggy night in our little room with a fan humming and ticking from the ceiling. So we […]
To the Lebanese cafe for breakfast. “No coffee, so sorry”.. OK so back to the juices then and omelette with […]
Does anywhere sound more exotic than “Muscat”? It summons images of camel trains arriving from the Empty Quarter, traders from […]
We are reclining on cushions spread beneath a palm frond roof. One end of it is supported by a twisted […]
TMB Last Day: Refuge Lac Blanc – Les Houches
The last day of this magnificent walk began with bright sunshine and as picture perfect a view through the window […]