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Active in Middle East

Poolside at Qasr Al Sarab in the Liwa desert.

UAE

Desert reins

From riding on sandunes to the sport of kings, Kerry van der Jagt explores the history of the Arabian horse.

United Arab Emirates

Water way to ride and slide

Yas Waterworld

Kerry van der Jagt samples five of the most dizzying thrills you can experience in a desert anywhere.

Jordan

Passage to Indiana

The Treasury in Petra.

Tim Anderson takes the narrow path to Petra's cinematic landmark.

Oman

Blue sky outlook

Unspecified

An undiscovered jewel in the Gulf, Oman is an Arabian land rich in culture - and more modern than it's given credit for, discovers Arti Kumria.

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