Exploring the ‘Empty Quarter’
Occupying most of the southern third of the Arabian peninsula, the Empty Quarter (Arabic: Rub’ al Khali) is an ultra-arid section of desert that’s both beautiful and inhospitable. And yet people have lived here for generations, using their resourcefulness to survive in one of the most testing places on earth. On this holiday, you’ll explore the canyons and endless sand dunes with local guides, before experiencing sunsets which turn the landscape orange, gold and red. Long a subject of fascination for writers and artists, it remains one of our planet’s most enigmatic destinations.