Pumpjack in the Canadian Prairies in Alberta.

Winter in the Prairies

Why a Visit to the Canadian Prairies in Winter is Totally Worth it The prairies stretch from Alberta all the way to Manitoba, an endless flat plain of brown soil and grassland. Everywhere, silver grain silos,...
me at the opera house

Deserts, Mosques and an Exhibition

I love deserts. And it isn't just the absence of my mortal enemy, humidity, or the cute but bitey camels that make me happy, I love deserts because I enjoy capturing the beauty of the dunes and its...
fish market

Of Fish Markets and Princesses

On the third day of the Oman in Focus tour, we headed to Bahla, a city famous for pottery. On the way to one of the pottery shops, we spotted an amazing mosque on the side of the road and decided to stop for...
Two women dressed in traditional Omani clothes

Oman in Focus: From Al Hajar to Al Hamra

After a taxing first day in Wadi Mistal and Mussanah, we quickly head into the Al Hajar mountain range, which includes Oman's highest peak Jabal Shams. These brown and rugged peaks rise into the sky like a...