As I was walking 5 miles across the desert today, there was a shimmering in the peripheral vision of my right eye for about the first half of the distance. It was like those attention-getter flags you see outside car dealerships, just out of view off to the right, making a constant distraction and making things even directly ahead fade in and out. Finally, a little while after I took a drink from my hydration pack, it went away. Is this a symptom of dehydration? If so, I'd never heard of it before.

I was almost expecting a UFO to land and ask directions, it was so weird...

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