Spending a night in the desert is great.
Just you and the sand.
And a hundred Toyota Landcruisers
More superb mountain roads:
Remains of an RAF De Haviland Venom that crashed during the Jabal Akhdar war in the late 50s:
Always join the hotel loyalty program, even if you never plan to use that chain again. I was quite happy with my spectacular room with a view of the canyon, but when they realised I was a platinum member they sent over a bottle of prosecco, a fruit platter, and an assortment of cold cuts and cheeses, which made it even better
Thanks to the instructions, I even managed to open the bottle without injury