Teasing life from sand

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Israeli farming technology is unbelievably sophisticated.
Watering of crops is done via drip techniques which, in many cases,
is computerised and is often remotely controlled by phone. Below, at top left,
the soil is being sterilised under plastic to rid it of bacteria
that has accumulated after crops and plantings.


In this desert environment of drab taupe and tan,
you find vivid colour
in the most unexpected of places.

IMG_4446 aEven the desert has its designated bicycle paths.