Learning to drive on sand
The Empty Quarter is the world's largest sand desert – Macca Sherifi gets a driving lesson in the dunes.
Karim Rushdy's company Rub Alkhali offers everything from overnight wilderness camps to serious desert-driving tutorials (arabiantours.com). Expeditions set out from the Liwa Hotel on the edge of the sands (almarfapearlhotels.com).
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