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Thread: A trip above the clouds in Shaat, Rakhyout, Dhofar, Oman (Arabian Peninsula)

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    Default A trip above the clouds in Shaat, Rakhyout, Dhofar, Oman (Arabian Peninsula)

    Welcome!

    This is a fresh trip on my fresh Patrol ^_^ I hope you like it! This place is about 90km away from home.

    2-Sep-2016

    Al Mughsail, Salalah, Dhofar, Oman







    Then reached Shaat, Rakhyout, Dhofar, Oman





    Everybody is excited with the first tour ^_^





    Weather was great and clear, most of the time





    Altitude is around 900-1000m


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    Then went to the other direction, to the cliff About ~940m high





    Forskolin flowers, Plectranthus barbatus, also famously known as Coleus forskohlii. Known for its Forskolin extract for bodybuilding and fat burning









    More pics and details later!

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    Really enjoy seeing pictures of other parts of the world, thank you for sharing. Looks like a real beautiful area, not what I have imagined to see on the Arabian Peninsula. But that's why we travel, albeit via armchair sometimes :-)
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    Thanks for broadening our horizons! Keep the photos coming.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hopeless Diamond View Post
    Really enjoy seeing pictures of other parts of the world, thank you for sharing. Looks like a real beautiful area, not what I have imagined to see on the Arabian Peninsula. But that's why we travel, albeit via armchair sometimes :-)
    Thanks a lot! Still didn't finish all the photos of that day. If you love botany, then stick around

    Quote Originally Posted by haven View Post
    Thanks for broadening our horizons! Keep the photos coming.
    Yup, working on it Thanks buddy!

    Quote Originally Posted by thuan1084nd View Post
    Wow, it's very beautiful, i liked
    And I like your presence ^_^ Especially that this is the first post of yours and you gave me the honor!

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    Continue! Pardon me if it's full of the my new patrol pics, but because some are interested in the shorty ^_^

    Adenium dhofarense, a toxic, endemic succulent that's been described by my dear French buddy Alain Rzepecky in 2015



    Plectranthus cylindraceus



    Cairo morning glory, Ipomoea cairica



    Blepharis dhofarensis



    Dhofari Basil, Ocimum dhofarense











    Whitcombe's Aloe, Aloe whitcombei



    continue...

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    Red Makoi, Solanum nigrum. A tomato species that are edible, but needs to be ripe (red) otherwise it's mildly toxic.













    Continue...


    Then went down, some fog on the way







    Continue...

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