May 18, 2014

Wadi Rum, Jordan

Photograph by Yadid Levy, Anzenberger/Redux

Wind-combed dunes meet parched mud flats in Wadi Rum, a stark desertscape in southwestern Jordan. Revered for its dramatic sandstone and granite rock faces cut into a breathtaking span of sunbaked desert, Wadi Rum was made famous by Lawrence of Arabia, who based his operations there during the Arab Revolt. This natural formation is called the Little Rock Bridge.

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