There was one occasion that I was tasked with the implementation of a rapid deployment of firmware and software upgrade for all the SRS stations. The zone I was assigned to was the southern part of Asir Province starting from Jizan, Sharurah, Najran Province including the remote villages located in Rub Al Khali.
My first perception after learning I will be setting foot in Rub Al Khali with a lone guide and provisions to last the trip was a combination of absolute awe and thrill.
I am already familiar with the environment of Rub Al Khali since I have read and viewed numerous publications and documentaries about that mythical fraction of the Arabian Peninsula.
|A road sign before access to the Empty Quarter|