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Desert Foraging: Finding Food In The Desert
2024-02-11 05:26
Last Updated on February 11, 2024 Finding food in the desert is more difficult than in any other environment out there, even more so in hot sandy deserts like the Sahara where resources are… Read More
Are There Deserts In Canada?
2024-02-09 16:20
Last Updated on February 9, 2024 Canada is well-known for having a cold climate, so you may be surprised to find out that there are deserts in Canada, albeit slighly “unconventional&rd&hell…Read More
What Is Drum Sand In Dune?
2024-02-08 20:42
Last Updated on February 16, 2024 Drum sand is a fictional concept that appears in the science fiction franchise Dune. This special type of sound-emitting sand is first mentioned in the… Read More
Sandboarding In Western Cape
2024-01-30 13:19
Last Updated on January 30, 2024 The Western Cape in South Africa has amazing sandboarding spots. You can find great spots like the Atlantis Dunes near Cape Town and the high dunes at Betty… Read More
Sandboarding In Iquique’s Dragon Hill
2024-01-30 12:55
Last Updated on January 30, 2024 Iquique is a vibrant coastal city in northern Chile, and a treasure trove of adventure and natural beauty. Strategically located between the Pacific Ocea… Read More
Can You Go Sandboarding In Florida?
2024-01-28 14:30
Last Updated on January 28, 2024 Florida’s climate, characterized by hot, humid summers and mild winters, doesn’t lend itself to the formation of deserts. Even though there a… Read More
Sandboarding In Yemen
2024-01-28 02:40
Last Updated on January 28, 2024 Famous for its unique vegetation and wildlife, much of which cannot be found anywhere else in the planet, Socotra Island is a unique place on Earth, known as… Read More
Sandboarding In Oman
2024-01-26 13:24
Last Updated on January 26, 2024 Oman is an authentic and wonderful country full of interesting places to visit, and sandboarding can be practiced on the magical dunes of the Omani desert… Read More
Sewer Drain Surfing
2024-01-26 03:55
Last Updated on January 26, 2024 . Don’t be surprised, but sewer surfing is a thing. Also known as “urban surfing”, it is a thrilling and dangerous sport that involves… Read More
Sandboarding In Mexico City
2024-01-24 15:29
Last Updated on January 24, 2024 If you are wondering whether there are any sandboarding spots in CDMX, the answer is yes! Within the enormous metropolitan area of the city you can find… Read More
Sandboarding In Western Australia
2024-01-18 04:11
Last Updated on January 18, 2024 There are many sandboarding locations in Western Australia. The sand dunes near Lancelin are probably the most popular, but there are many other spots ac… Read More
Massachussets Sand Dunes: Cape Cod
2024-01-12 05:42
Last Updated on January 12, 2024 The most famous sand dunes in Massachusetts are found on Cape Cod, in particular in the Cape Cod National Seashore. This national park is home to a numbe… Read More
Sandboarding In The Sahara Desert
2024-01-10 15:48
Last Updated on January 10, 2024 The Sahara is the largest hot desert on Earth and it crosses almost a dozen countries in Northern Africa. Sandboarding on the dunes of the Sahara is a truly… Read More
Sandboarding In Paracas, Peru
2024-01-06 02:48
Last Updated on January 6, 2024 The Paracas Peninsula is a desert peninsula located 200 km south of Lima in Peru. With an area of 450 square kilometers, it hosts numerous sand dunes, lag… Read More
Glamis Sand Dunes Events 2024
2024-01-01 22:03
Last Updated on January 1, 2024 Glamis Sand Dunes is a popular destination for off-road enthusiasts, especially during the winter season. The sand dunes offer a variety of terrain and ch… Read More
2024-01-01 21:43
Last Updated on January 1, 2024 As the world grapples with the challenges of climate change, countries around the globe are increasingly focusing on sustainable practices and reducing their… Read More
Sandboarding In China
2023-12-29 01:32
Last Updated on December 29, 2023 Sandboarding (滑沙) is growing in popularity in China, where it is sometimes referred to as “sand skating“(滑沙场)… Read More
Sandboarding In Indonesia
2023-12-27 14:28
Last Updated on December 27, 2023 Indonesia is a great destination for sand surfing, which can be practiced on the massive Gumuk Pasir Parangkusumo sand-hill near the city of Yogyakarta on t… Read More
The Ultimate Desert Running Guide
2023-12-27 00:45
Last Updated on December 27, 2023 What makes running in the desert so special? Running on sand takes more effort than flat surfaces, on top of that, temperature in the hot desert can ri… Read More
Sandboarding In Colombia
2023-12-25 13:37
Last Updated on December 25, 2023 The Taroa Dunes are the perfect spot for sandboarding in Colombia. The locals are only now starting to discover the amazing adventure sports opportunities i… Read More
Top Sandboarding Destinations [2023]
2023-12-21 02:39
Last Updated on December 21, 2023 Sandboarding is a niche sport that involves riding on sand hills or dunes with a surfboard-type board attached to the front of the rider’s feet, in or… Read More
Desert Marathons List & Calendar
2023-12-19 17:16
Last Updated on December 19, 2023 Desert races and marathons represent the ultimate challenge for runners facing hostile environments and extreme environmental conditions. The most famou… Read More
Joshua Tree National Park Travel Guide
2023-12-11 14:08
Last Updated on December 11, 2023 Joshua Tree National Park is a United States National Park located in the desert of Southern California. It is named after the characteristic Joshua Tree, a… Read More
Sandboarding In South Australia
2023-12-07 14:20
Last Updated on December 7, 2023 There are a few opportunities for sandboarding on desert-like sand dunes and sand hills in South Australia. With the increasing popularity of sandboardin… Read More
How To Visit Sandy Island (South Carolina)
2023-12-07 09:59
Last Updated on December 7, 2023 Sandy Island is a hidden gem in South Carolina, a state in the United States of America. It is the largest undeveloped freshwater island on the East Coas… Read More
Sandboarding In The Dominican Republic
2023-12-05 15:57
Last Updated on December 5, 2023 It will be hard to find a desert in the Caribbeans but you can still have fun riding the sand on some coastal dunes in the Dominican Republic. Sandboardin… Read More
Sonoran Desert Travel Guide
2023-12-05 04:15
Last Updated on December 5, 2023 As you travel across the United States, one of the most scenic places you can visit is the magnificent Sonoran Desert, the largest hot desert in the country… Read More
Fun Facts About Deserts
2023-12-02 00:45
Last Updated on December 2, 2023 Deserts are awesome places that you should totally visit. They are not just boring and sandy places. Deserts are full of cool and crazy things that will… Read More
Grassboarding A.k.a. Grass Snowboarding
2023-11-27 01:52
Last Updated on November 27, 2023 Grassboarding is a sport that consists in sliding down on grass hills and lawns, which some may describe as snowboarding on grass. While it is sometimes… Read More
New & Vintage Desert Water Bags For Sale
2023-11-25 15:56
Last Updated on November 25, 2023 Flax desert water bags are an important memorabilia of old American life. Back in the ’50s, while travelling across the US deserts, you would hang… Read More
Sandboarding At Kelso Dunes
2023-11-23 16:39
Last Updated on November 23, 2023 The Kelso Dunes are one of the four main Californian locations for sandboarding in the Mojave Desert (although there are plenty more dunes along the coast o… Read More
Sandboarding In Saudi Arabia
2023-11-23 03:39
Last Updated on November 23, 2023 With its golden dunes and vast sand sea, Riyadh’s desert in Saudi Arabia is one of the most beautiful sandboarding destinations in the world, and one… Read More
Sandboarding In Queensland
2023-11-19 15:10
Last Updated on November 19, 2023 The state of Queensland in Australia is a veritable treasure trove of opportunities for thrillseekers with a love for the beach or the desert. In fact… Read More
Best Type Of Tent For Desert Camping [2023]
2023-11-19 00:24
Last Updated on November 19, 2023 Sleeping in a tent in a desert is a unique experience one must try at least once: a trip to the desert is not complete without a few unforgettable nights ca… Read More
Sandboarding In The Philippines
2023-11-17 05:18
Last Updated on November 17, 2023 You can sandboard in the Ilocos Region in the north of the Philippines, specifically in the Ilocos Norte province. There are many sand dune systems close to… Read More
History And Origins Of Volcano Boarding
2023-11-15 16:18
Last Updated on November 15, 2023 Volcano surfing is surely one of the most interesting extreme boardsports out there. One may think of it as a spin-off of sandboarding – except it is… Read More
Sandboarding In San Pedro De Atacama
2023-11-13 06:34
Last Updated on November 13, 2023 Located in the heart of the whimsical Atacama Desert, San Pedro de Atacama is a small town known for its surreal, otherworldly terrain and geological wonder… Read More

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