Saturday, June 22:  Tonight, Mario and I climb a small rocky hill east of Izki to view the  rise of the Supermoon.  On this hazy evening, we wander among fossilized and painted rocks, waiting and watching.  We see several ladies walking across a huge empty expanse in their abayas.  We see a few wisps of clouds.  We see fascinating rocks.  And somehow we miss the moonrise, veiled as it is by the thick haze. Only later, as the moon is rather high in the sky, do we spot it through the haze, and by the time we do, it doesn’t look so super.  Never mind.  At least we saw a lot of nice rocks, something Oman has in great abundance.  A geologist’s heaven, here on earth.

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