Category Archives: Living in the desert

Geocaching & Rock Slinging

So, our first trip out to hunt for treasure was doubled up with some rock slinging. I mean. Seriously. Our sons are just about the luckiest kids in the world that we would leave the house just to throw rocks … Continue reading

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Geocaching: An Introduction

To make a really long story short: geocaching might be the perfect thing for us. For a family that likes the outdoors, seeks adventures (especially cheap ones), and will soon have not just one, but two boys…it just might be … Continue reading

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Wadis Tiwi and ash Shab

As we mentioned before: When you spend every day looking at eternal sunshine and sand, wadis seem like paradise. After the sink hole, we went to Wadi Tiwi and Wadi ash Shab. Wadi Tiwi was easy. A paved road has … Continue reading

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The Sink Hole

After a sleepless night, and a toddler waking up before dawn, we cooked breakfast and broke camp by 7 AM. That can make for a long day, so we made the most of it.┬áThe next stop on our adventure was … Continue reading

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Camping: Try #2

You may remember our camping fail a few weeks before (look a couple of blogs back). Well, not ones to give up easily, we had to give it a second chance. This time, in a new country, location, and terrain. … Continue reading

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Oman, December 2012 & Wadi Dayqah

Instead of going on some amazing vacation to Europe, the Maldives, or Turkey (like a lot of people we know), we decided to resort to our old faithful, inexpensive travel destination, Oman. This was a great idea for several reasons: … Continue reading

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Camping: Try #1

This one time, we went camping for 3 hours. This is how it happened… We had the best intentions, a car full of only the essentials, a good attitude, and beautiful weather. What could go wrong? The huge container of … Continue reading

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