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Volume 18, Number 5 September/October 1967

In This Issue

September/October 1967
Written and photographed by Keith Carmichael

High above a rocky gorge in Turkey in ghostly desolation... windswept ruins that whisper of Armenia's golden age.

In The Great Nefud
Written by Alois Musil
Illustrated by Morag Aboul-Hosn

"Who... does not know the Nefud must not venture thither... and who loses his way in the Nefud loses his life".

Search In The Sand Mountains
Written by Brainerd S. Bates
Photographed by Burnett H. Moody

Just a dot on the almost empty map of the Rub' al-Khali... at Seismo-3, a search for oil beneath mountains of sand.

Shaikh Burckhardt: Explorer
Written by Trevor L. Christie
Photographed by T. F. Walters

Through the silence and shadows of a narrow gorge he rode... to find fame for himself and Petra for the western world.

T.V. In The M.E.
Written by Daniel Da Cruz
Photographed by Khalil Abou El Nasr

Sweeping across the land with the force of a sandstorm... television in the Middle East enters its second decade.

Under The Red Sea
Written and photographed by Ludwig Sillner

Waiting beneath the surface of the coral-fringed sea... a world of uncertain shadows—and incredible beauty.