The Desert Diva

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The Desert Diva
Living Life to the Full in the Empty Quarter. Exploring new places and cultures while leading friends in 4x4s over amazing desertscapes in the UAE and Oman.
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  • Oman Scouting Trip : Desert, Sabkah and Sea 2 weeks ago I never need much encouragement to go and explore out-of-the-way places in Oman – it’s a big country and there are lots of opportunities to get off the beaten track – so it was no chore to load up the car last week and head southwards into the Wahiba Sands, Barr Al Hickman Peninsula and our...
  • Shoof Oman! #004 2 weeks ago شوف (arabic) shoof: look! see! (english) Oman is amazingly beautiful with a surprising diversity of terrain, flora and fauna.  There are also many beautiful buildings, old, new and refurbished; this minaret was snapped from the refurbished Nizwa Fort.    
  • Gluten Free Desert 2 weeks ago You may think that I have misspelled a word in the title or perhaps be expecting a recipe for GF chocolate brownies or some other treat, but the title is actually a nod to my becoming, somewhat suddenly, gluten-intolerant in the closing days of 2016.  I was very unwell in January, losing 8kgs in 5...
  • Dark Skies Challenge 2017 2 weeks ago It seems that no sooner have we recuperated from our hogmanay (New Year’s Eve, Scottish style) celebrations that it is time to prepare for the Dark Skies Challenge.  The fourth edition of this team-based long-distance desert event was held on 23rd-25th February 2017.  As usual we had photo...
  • Shoof Oman! #003 2 weeks ago شوف (arabic) shoof: look! see! (english) We snapped this fox one evening in the Musandam, the northern enclave of Oman.  Foxes can be found in cities and towns the world over and Khasab is no different!  Musandam is home to a wide variety of wildlife including allegedly the arabian leopard,...

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S. Moore
11:16 AM September 15, 2013

You are a very brave lady - quite an adventure you're living. Loved your blog and the insight it gives to the outdoor life in the UAE. Keep up the good work!

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