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Driving Off-Road Oman Podcast Sultanate

Sultanate Ep 004: Rub’ al Khali Off-Road Journey

May 5, 2016

The Rub’ al Khali (الربع الخالي) literally means Empty Quarter in Arabic, and is the world’s largest contiguous sand desert covering about 650,000 square km of land. To put that into perspective, the Rub’ al Khali covers most of the southern third of the Arabian Peninsula with potions existing in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, and of course, Oman. Continue Reading