Sunday, March 26, 2006

Bedouin contact in Sallum, place to stay & recon mission

Awaad Elmebedy ("big chief" of Bedouin in Sallum) is Omar's contact. We will stay with him overnight, & go reconnaissance for eclipse campsite tomorrow

Omar "taking care of business" at work..

meeting @guest-room

Mekyed & son

discussing eclipse plans: visit scientist-area on Plateau (west of Sallum), find Dr. Serge Koutchmy (IAP/Paris) & his observation site in school