This is my favorite landscape I have ever taken, in maybe the most starkly beautiful place I have ever been. This view made the five hours of clambering over rocks and dodging errant camels worthwhile. When the sun rose over the peaks on the horizon, everyone started taking pictures of the sun. I of course, being the contrary person that I am turned around and saw this. I'm glad I did. As the sun came up, the colors just intensified, contrasting with the cool blue shadows on the bare rock that covers the Sinai peninsula, and enhancing the natural reds. It was gorgeous.

This is of course a panorama of about 6-7 photos.

One interesting note (to give a little scale,) on the bottom right of the photo, there's a tiny green speck. That's not an error on the camera, that is a tent. In fact, there are about five or six tents in this picture, belonging to some very intrepid hikers. I never saw them until I started going through the image for editing.

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