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Sunday, June 20, 2010

What happens when lightning strikes the desert?

What happens when lightning strikes the Qatar desert?

Just as rain on the sea...

Brings oysters to receive the raindrops that will grow into pearls...

So does lightning on the desert give rise to the desert delicacies known as truffles.

At least, that's what the Qatar Bedouin say.

For more information, see Fran's latest article on Desert Truffles.

Images Attribution

Pearl Image by Feminist Julie
Rain at Sea by Shellorz
Stormy Sunset by Azglenn

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