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Mar 28, 2006 - Al Bayda to eclipse camp, near Jalu

A long bus ride into the middle of nowhere today to our eclipse camp about 60km from the small desert town of Jalu. The first couple of hours was back to Benghazi, on the way taking in a small detour into a deep gorge to photograph an impressive 150m high bridge, over which we had had passed a couple of days earlier. Difficult to get a good view of it really, but it made an interesting contrast with the old lattice girder bridge in the valley below. This was the site of a fierce battle between the Libyans and the occupying Italian forces in...

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