Desert Fire

Category: Places


Photo and caption by Claire Smith

The untouched, overwhelming splendour of the Wadi Rum Desert with its unique, rocky landscape, seen here glowing as if on fire as the sun drops low in the sky. A place which for me which evoked feelings of wonder and loneliness whilst taking my breath away with its beauty and magnificence. I immediately understood why this place had such a powerful impact on T E Lawrence and why it was such a source of inspiration for his writing. Situated in southern Jordan, east of Aqaba, the Wadi Rum Desert, along with many other sites in Jordan, is a traveller and photographer's paradise.

Location: Wadi Rum Desert, Jordan


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