Lone lorry passing through the stark landscape of the Hajar Mountains – the Musandam Peninsula in Oman
Trading goats for cigarettes? Merchant boats loading up before crossing the Strait of Hormuz to Iran – Khasab in Oman
Omani goat roaming the streets of Khasab in the scorching noonday sun – the Musandam Peninsula
Up close, the massive Hajar Mountains appears arid and inhospitable, yet oddly attractive. In places, the mountain sides looks about to crumble and fall. Once or twice during the 45 km stretch of road, they have. A few large rocks block part of the road.