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Getting ready to plant in the desert south of Makkah

 
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Some recent photos from our work in Saudi Arabia...
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our work in Saudi Arabia
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We've got about 7 kilometers of swale on our site.
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We've got about 7 kilometers of swale on our site
We've got about 7 kilometers of swale on our site
 
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Some of my workers getting the hang of our drip system
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workers getting the hang of our drip system
workers getting the hang of our drip system
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the swale
the swale
 
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I'm always interested in your updates, Neal.

 
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Have you ever visited the ancient agricultural terraces in Tumair north of Riyadh? They are the site of the famous iris fields.

http://www.toursaudiarabia.com/ and

http://inxps.blogspot.de/2009/04/after-browsing-interesting-places-to.html

i visited there in 1997.
 
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Can't say i have been to Sudair. Only spent a couple days in Riyadh city itself, actually. Otherwise i'm almost always in the Makkah/Jeddah/Taif triangle. Just posted more pictures/blog at http://www.albaydha.org/blog/planting-days-are-here.

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Makkah/Jeddah/Taif triangle
Makkah/Jeddah/Taif triangle
 
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