There are few things that Stephane Peterhansel has not achieved in cross country rallying, although winning an event with his wife for company, now a real possibility in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge (ADDC) would be another first.
Dust storms engulfed areas of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Motorists were urged to exercise caution in the streets
Even for those with a flair for extreme adventure and a strong will to survive, coping with harsh desert terrain requires more than just fearlessness or raw instinct. Add a great new skill to your own or your children’s lives by learning how to build a shelter, build your own fire and use basic navigation skills with Mleiha Archaeological and Eco-tourism Project’s newly introduced 2-hour ‘Surviving the Sands’ activity.
What if you could go back in time and witness the different paths of history through a unique trip in a hot air balloon? A journey that brings together the historical past and present of a city that doesn’t know the word “impossible?”
Petra is familiar with the desert – and much of the landscapes of the Middle East and the rest of the world – since she has lived and worked in Berlin, New York, Paris and Rome before making Dubai her new home.
Saudi driver Saleh Al Abdelali and Norwegian navigator Ole Floene were the new leaders of the car category after the second 352km selective section of the 15th Ha’il Nissan
The man’s vehicle was stuck in the sand in the desert of Al Dhafra. The Emirati’s family reported it to the authorities that he has not returned home prompting them to launch a rescue operation.
Using a search and rescue plane, the operation room’s team assigned to look for the missing Emirati was able to find him after his car was stuck in the desert.
The Emirati man was identified through the fingerprint process and the police suspect no foul play in his death.