After almost nine years, I have finally left the desert lands of Arabia. Travels and work around the peninsular have included the UAE, Oman, Yemen, Saudi Arabia and Jordan so I can pretty much conclude that Arabia= tick. Unfortunately my off-road accomplice ‘Shero’ has had to stay in the UAE so the pressure is on for Andy and myself to find our new ‘Mystery Machine’; our cruising car, our voyage vehicle and our home for 800 days.
On the plus side, adventure planning is certainly easier when you’re in the same time zone, with the same weekends and 5290.54km closer. The geographical proximity of us adventure partners should see the planning now move up a gear, in more ways than one.