The Empty Quarter

Category: Outdoor Scenes


Photo and caption by David Haltom

Sand dunes recede like waves on an ocean, catching shadows with their ripples in the afternoon light. In the Rub al-Khali desert, near the Saudi border in the United Arab Emirates.

Location: The Empty Quarter desert, Liwa Oasis, United Arab Emirates


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