Dubai Eye 103.8 – The Travel Show

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Great to speak with Mark on The Travel Show at Dubai Eye
Tune in today at 3.30 to catch up on whats been happening
Will be speaking regularly with the guys throughout the next 2 months

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Kathmandu

Kathmandu

Final days of tranquility in Kathmandu before the clients arrive and we head off to Langtang for some acclimatisation trekking

We have been staying in The Eco Resort Hotel in Thamel

It’s quiet gardens are a haven of peace away from the busy streets

It can only get better

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Amazing food and restaurant life in Thamel, Kathmandu
Not a good start to the Everest expedition, cracked a tooth on the plane and now waiting a root canal

Final preparations & Everest route download

Final preparations

A final hike in the Hajar mountains before Everest

 

Download the complete route information from this link and follow the expedition

https://www.dropbox.com/s/0zkc2zcossjn504/Everest%20North.kmz?dl=0

.kmz can be opened with Google Earth

 

Everest North Ridge 2015 – 8850m

Everest North 2015

The adventure continues…

Leaving Dubai for Nepal to climb the North Ridge of Everest in 2015 – 8850m

This has been made much easier by the support of some fantastic companies in the Middle East

@gosportme @almekshah  GoSportMiddleEast  Sportinlife   GuEnergy   Mulebar   Aqualyte   OutdoorUAE    NiteWatches

Jebel Hafeet, Al Ain

Looking down on the Green Mubazzaarah from Jebel Hafeet

The hike up Jebel Hafeet from the Green Mubazzarah is stunning

The desert and rock formations are slowly revealed

The summit is over 1200m and the temperature difference is noticeable

The Travel Show – Dubai Eye

Dubai Eye

Tuesdays is The Travel Show on Dubai Eye and my regular slot as the adventure expert

This week was rock climbing in the region and around the world

Here I am showing Mark and Michelle the March issue of OutdoorUAE and the special women’s issue to recognise International Women’s Day

Modern day ships of the desert

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A group of “sand bikers” in the desert near Liwa on the border with Saudi Arabia

الربع الخالي or The Empty Quarter is the 2nd largest sand desert in the world

The dunes are up to 250m in height

The Hatta Dams, UAE

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Not all of the UAE is desert

Exploring around the beautiful Hatta area today

Water makes an adventure so much more pleasant

Sharing experiences of 8000m expeditions

Sharing experiences of 8000m expeditions with the UAE military

Recently I had the opportunity to share my experiences of leading high altitude climbing expeditions around the world with the UAE military

They are planning to climb Cho Oyu in 2015 and then Everest in 2016