Small And Big Wonders At The King’s Forest in Rawdat Khuraim

The Hiker’s Maxim: “Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time (J.K.).” For years, I have been maintaining a special connection with nature since I learned the value of it. I get in touch with life forms outside the house or in the wilderness not only when I get the chance…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Optimistic

There are days when I am obliged to come very early to the office. This time of the year, I am as clinomaniac as everyone else because of the prevailing cold embrace of the Middle Eastern winter. It is hard to get up that early in the morning. But when I think of the beautiful…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Between

In the photo, you could see two birds between the sky and water, and a wandering soul between the birds. But there is more to this between darkness and light photo than meets the eye: that magic of nature called daybreak, which is seldom neglected. It is that time of the day when nature is painted in incredible colors….

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beginning

Nothing symbolizes the word “beginning” better than a sunrise. This nature feat reminds me of this quote from Bernard Williams: “There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.” A quote that always awakens that sense of optimism in me in times of despair.  

Urban Spelunking (First Episode: Water & Fire)

After several months of hibernation, the free-spirited traveler in me was once again on the loose. It’s been a while since I felt the jolts of excitement when going on an excursion—explained by the fact that it’s my first time to step outside the walls of Riyadh. We are fortunate that we belong to this…