Most of the people think immediately about scorpions and snakes when it gets to desert travel danger and risks, however this is not the case in field at all. Actually the sun and sunburn are what to be taken seriously specially in an extreme environment like the desert.

It’s very important to avoid sunburn by keeping in mind few precautions like:
  • always cover up with clothes and wear a hat.
  • wear a sun glasses.
  • the sun gets its fiercest between 11 am and 3 pm so be careful and don’t walk bare footed during that time.
  • sunscreens need to be applied 20 to 30 minutes before going into the sun.
  • keep your water bottle with you specially during walks.
  • for all tanning lovers , the desert is not suitable for that ,we would be happy to arrange a visit to sharm el sheikh for you after the trip.
About scorpions:
Most scorpion stings are just painful, they are nocturnal creatures and it’s unlikely to see them, however few precautions are:
  • Always check your shoes before putting them on.
  • Take care when lifting or moving rocks.

Photographing the uweinat mountain barberry sheep (January 2012 expedition)

Introducing first Arabic documentary movie about Gilf Kebir

Rock Art discovery in Uweinat Mountain (March2007 expedition)

Sunday times article (May 2006 expedition)

 
UPDATE : February   2013

2012-2013  Planned Expeditions

latest Galleries (Jan 2012 gallery)



 

Neil Griffiths
Egyptian revolution memorial

 

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