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On January 27th 2016, after a 49 day journey across the Rub Al Khali, the largest desert on earth, our small team safely reached Doha in Qatar. Read the updates on www.crossingtheemptyquarter.com
Arabia’s vast Rub Al Khali desert is one of the world’s most extreme and inhospitable environments, and in 1930 the race was on to become the first European to cross what is the biggest sand desert on earth. 85 years later, another team of Omanis took on the challenge.
A 1,000 km journey from Salalah to Muscat to celebrate the 42nd year of the rule of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, multiple relay teams of young Omani's using camels and traditional Omani sailing boats.
A 21 day journey that saw three corporate teams haul an 8 wheeled cart from Duqm, on the east coast of Oman, to Fahud, so recreating a historic journey that took place in 1953 in the search for oil in Oman.
A 28 day 4x4 based journey with Kiwi photographer John Smith, in search of the highest dune in Oman, close to the border with Yemen and Saudi Arabia, and the legendary Umm As Samim/Mother of Poisons quicksands.