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A day in the life

A day in the life

People often ask us what we do all day living in a desert oasis in a remote part of the Sahara, as if we just sit around all day on a giant pile of sand twiddling our thumbs in the shade of a palm tree. The reality is life here is incredible busy, active and unbelievably sociable...

Ancient Tools and Farming Practices

Ancient Tools and Farming Practices

Pre-summer is a busy time of year in the little oasis garden farm. Fresh spring water is flowing through the mud and sand water channels, keeping our oasis farm well hydrated as the weather hots up...

Falcons in the Fireplace

Falcons in the Fireplace

Our closest neighbors are about a 15 minute walk and inside their farm they have a traditional Egyptian mud built pigeon house. After noticing that their baby pigeons were going missing en mass, they decide to inspect, discovering a falcon's nest high up in the structure.