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Old 09-25-2010, 01:12 AM   #1
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Dubai Desert - Big red

some few pics for our yesterdays desert offroading in Dubai , UAE

i thought my sahara unlimited was a not very good stock car , but turns out it only needed an experienced desert driver

anyhow that was my first real desert offroading , and I LOVE IT !!
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That looks like a great place to have a Jeep.

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Old 09-25-2010, 01:21 AM   #3
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it is !
cant wait till i lift and have 35's ... then the real fun starts
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Old 09-29-2010, 09:53 AM   #4
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Gorgeous! Always wanted to go to Dubai...maybe I'll do it and find a jeep to wheel in!
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That is like nothing I have ever seen, I wanna go!!!!!
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Old 09-29-2010, 12:54 PM   #6
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That's the biggest sport around here
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Old 09-29-2010, 01:08 PM   #7
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Hey Hish: I, um, borrowed a couple of those shots for my blog. I like the variety!
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Old 09-29-2010, 01:40 PM   #8
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Sure thing ... Once We go another trip I will share some more
Here some in a dried river bed ... Also in Dubai
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Looks a little like red sands in El Paso. And looks a lot like Dubai
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Old 09-29-2010, 01:59 PM   #10
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This place of the desert is known for it's red very fine sad ... And it has the highest dune in Dubai , thus called big red
This time we arrived after dark , next time if we arrive during day light, I will share some pix of that huge dune
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Wow!
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JK was never a bad car in off-road .
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Old 12-10-2010, 04:59 PM   #13
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I just gave a presentation on the UAE in my Global Development class was easy since I have been there 3 times.... but never rode a jeep while there
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that looks like so much fun.
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Thumbs up Offroading in Dubai

Hish,

That's a really topical posting (for me). I had dinner several weeks ago with a friend now in Hong Kong who used to work for a freight forwarder in Dubai about ten years ago. First thing after taking the job he bought was a Hummer h5- no they do not allow test drives in Dubai. Promptly drove it near vertical down a 150 foot sand dune and survived- no idea what he was getting into. The stories were really interesting. He said that 125' temperatures were not out of the question and hard tops are the thing to have because otherwise theheat is unbearable. Also said that Saudi Royalty were incredibly extravagant spenders (a prince reportedly left a Ferrari in the desert when in ran out of gas).
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Hish,

That's a really topical posting (for me). I had dinner several weeks ago with a friend now in Hong Kong who used to work for a freight forwarder in Dubai about ten years ago. First thing after taking the job he bought was a Hummer h5- no they do not allow test drives in Dubai. Promptly drove it near vertical down a 150 foot sand dune and survived- no idea what he was getting into. The stories were really interesting. He said that 125' temperatures were not out of the question and hard tops are the thing to have because otherwise theheat is unbearable. Also said that Saudi Royalty were incredibly extravagant spenders (a prince reportedly left a Ferrari in the desert when in ran out of gas).
What exactly u want to talk about ^_) clear ur point man !!
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that's what jeeps were made for
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I spent several nights at Traders Hotel, too tired to got site seeing, that 14.5 hour flight's killer!

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That looks intense! Are you an expat in Dubai? Always wanted to visit the UAE!
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Yes I am an expat ...

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