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Into the Sandstorm

Daily prompt: Sudden Downpour
It was sunny when you left home, so you didn’t take an umbrella. An hour later, you’re caught in a torrential downpour. 367 more words

Daily Prompts, Topic Ideas

Amman, Jordan - “God willing, it is still standing”

“God willing, it is still standing” – Anonymous Jordanian over a cup of coffee. 

The omnipresent gigantic Jordanian and Arab Revolt flags remind the obvious fact in this part of the world- Jordan is still standing strong. 84 more words

Conflict Urbanism

Air Algérie flight AH5017 wreckage found in Mali, plane disappeared from radar during sandstorm

Ouagadougou airport in Burkina Faso, where the Air Algérie plane took off. Photograph: Ahmed Ouoba/AFP/Getty Images

The wreckage of Air Algérie flight AH5017 from Burkina Faso to Algeria, which disappeared from radar with 116 people on board, has been discovered in Tilemsi, Mali. 448 more words


New on 500px : Arrakis by csillerud by csillerud

60 mph winds scraped the land and ripped red dust into the sky. My teeth were covered, my eyes, shut to slivers, screamed from the grit. 48 more words


‘No,’ I repeatedly shook my head at the onslaught of taxis that were speeding on the B1 highway. It was a Saturday morning, 07:30, a slight chill in the air as blue skies became bluer with the rising heat of the sun (years ago I was in New York City  and didn’t see so many taxis). 1,241 more words

Adventure Travel

Dust Storm Grounds Arizona Flights

Arizona’s largest airport ground to a halt Thursday night after a dust storm hit the area.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport was forced to halt all flights between 8:00 p.m. 87 more words