• Day61

    Red dune safari

    August 23, 2019 in the United Arab Emirates ⋅ ☀️ 41 °C

    Picked up from hotel in arvo.
    Option for 4 wheel motorbike-didnt bother.
    Very hot "42, feels like 45". Got a sandstorm out there, Dubai and closer got rain and hail too. We didn't but did hear thunder.
    Dune bashing in 4wd. Option for sandboarding., didn't do that either
    Guides took heaps of photos on our phones.
    To camp for camel rides, Arabian feast, entertainment including belly dancing, fire show and Whirling dervish.
    Maree got a henna tattoo, option of smoking fruity shisha., which she didn't do
    We were the only 2 camping overnight, taken on night camel ride to campfire in dunes. 3 guides joined us, including falcon handler. and Falcon, Pretty
    Egyptian, Indian and Pakistani guides as Dubai people don't have to work because they are pretty well fully supported by the UAE
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    You have had an amazing trip thank you for sharing Maree & Steve