Camping in the desert for New Years Eve in Dubai

AdventureFaktory Camping in the desert

No clubs. No fancy dress. No crazy Dubai entry fees like the one to Starbucks close to the Burj Khalifa (600 AED).

Just big cars, dune bashing, tents, sleeping bags, a camp fire, good BBQ food, beers, s’more sandwich, Moët & good company. We welcomed 2016 in the beautiful desert of the United Arab Emirates, close to Al-Ain.

No wood? No problem, they picked it up from the road.
No wood? No problem, they picked it up from the road.

The last Sunset of the incredible 2015.
The last Sunset of the incredible 2015.

Started our fire around 6 and it successfully stayed until the countdown. Hunting for wood around was pretty fun.
Started our fire around 6 and it successfully stayed until the countdown. Hunting for wood around was pretty fun.

The camels were very curious. I think we were in their morning spot...
The camels were very curious. I think we were in their morning spot…

Beautiful sands of UAE.
Beautiful sands of UAE.
Dune bashing!
Dune bashing!
Getting stuck the first time.
Getting stuck the first time.
Getting stuck for a second time.
Getting stuck for a second time.

Rule of dune bashing, never go alone, we got out successfully.
Rule of dune bashing, never go alone, we got out successfully.

On our way back, we saw The Address burning.
On our way back, we saw The Address burning, so tragic.
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