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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  • My new Company: Xpedition Arabia 2 weeks ago Although I’ve been away from the UAE since May, my thoughts haven’t strayed far from the desert, in fact I’ve been busy preparing things for my return in the autumn. I’ve set up Xpedition Arabia, registered in Fujairah, UAE, created a new business website (as opposed to this Desert Diva...
  • Shoof Oman! #026 4 weeks ago شوف (arabic) shoof: look! see! (english) The Omani cap, the Kumma, is popular headwear for both young and old men there.  They come in many designs and colours, and the embroidery can be hand sewn or machined, depending on your budget. When you are out and about in Oman you will find small...
  • Shoof Oman! #025 4 weeks ago شوف (arabic) shoof: look! see! (english) There are many renovated forts and villages throughout the Sultanate, but I like to go and explore abandoned buildings to try to catch a glimpse of life long ago. I chanced upon this old majlis in the town of Ibri, and couldn’t resist snapping the date...
  • Shoof Oman! #024 4 weeks ago شوف (arabic) shoof: look! see! (english) Now it’s not unusual (well at least not in the UAE, Oman or Saudi) to spot camels in a Toyota or Nissan pickup, however I had to do a double take when I spotted these two camels with their headgear on! It’s cold in the back of a truck in January and...
  • Shoof Oman! #023 4 weeks ago شوف (arabic) shoof: look! see! (english) Oman has a long coastline, mainly onto the shores of the warm Indian Ocean.  Fishing is the mainstay of life in rural communities and this pic is of fisherman on Hilf Harbour, Masairah Island as they unload their catch of the day. Two of my Oman...

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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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