Friday, June 15: This week’s photo challenge is Close. It’s a feeling, it’s a proximity…it’s people, it’s a place, it’s objects. They’re close.

Here are some dates found on date palms on the University of Nizwa campus.  They are clustered together, as close as close can be.

dates close together on the tree

A mother and baby camel in Salalah who are quite close.

two close camels

Finally, I went on a dhow cruise in Musandam over the holiday for the Prophet’s Ascension.  Omani families are very close, and I love the picture of this father and daughter.

Omani father & daughter on the dhow cruise in Musandam