Kahl to Wadi Sharm



Kahl to Wadi Sharm

The drive from the village of Kahl to Wadi Sharm is one of the most popular drives regardless of the season. The route hightlights include the gravel plain, through the foothills, the sandy hidden valley, to the multi-colored stones, the three graves and finally, where Wadi Sharm is at its widest, the stunning dunes of 'Big Red'.

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Exposed rock at the beginning of the route
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These sedimentary layers have been inverted almost 90 degrees
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Sand drapes over the foothills of the Hajar mountains as we enter the series of secluded valleys
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Ghaf trees grow naturally in this area
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Footprints in the sand
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Camels are often seen along the route
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A rare overcast sky
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The gentle sloping dunes of 'Big Red'
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Swiss Mountain in the distance
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Clay accumulates in depressions after a rain
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There is a minimum of garbage along the route but a new road may change that
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The sun low in the sky over 'Big Red'


 


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