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THE GATHERING -From Friday 23th, afternoon, to Saturday 24th, january 2009 -In the desert, between UMM AL QUWAIN and RAS AL KAIMAH, 1 hour drive from Dubai, JOIN US for a: Family, and relationship gathering Ultra Light Planes adventure camping, 4X4 desert drive

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THE GATHERING


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  • -From Friday 23th, afternoon, to Saturday 24th, january 2009

  • -In the desert, between UMM AL QUWAIN and RAS AL KAIMAH,

  • 1 hour drive from Dubai,


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JOIN USfor a:

Family, and relationship gathering

Ultra Light Planes adventure

camping,

4X4 desert drive

Paramotor cross-country flight


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The followings is discussed after:

Driving to the camp place,

Meeting point

What do you need to bring?

setting the camp

Breakfast,

Packing up, return

Cross country flight,

And Ultralight planes


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TIMETABLE FRIDAY

  • 2:00PM: MEETING JAZEERAH

  • 2:30PM: BRIEFING

  • 3:00PM WHEEL VEHICLES GO.

  • 3:30PM PARAMOTORS GO.

  • 3:30PM PLANES GO.

  • 5:00PM SET UP THE CAMP


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TIMETABLE SATURDAY

  • 6:00AM-07:00AM PARAMOTOR 2ND CROSS-COUNTRY

  • DEPENDING ON EVERYONE’S MOOD, WAKE UP, BREAKFAST, SOCIALIAZING…

  • QUAD, 4X4 PLAY AROUND

  • AROUND 12:00 PACKING UP THE CAMP

  • RETURN HOME


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MEETING:

2:00 PM

AT

JAZEERAH FLYING CLUB

BE ON TIME

GPS: N25°39,24 ,E55°46,03


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From DUBAI,

TAKE E311(EMIRATES ROAD), To RAS AL KAIMAH

TAKE « AQUALAND »EXIT, AND DRIVE UNTIL COAST ROAD

AT COAST ROAD, TAKE RIGHT(TOWARDS RAK),

WHEN PASSING UMM AL QUWAIN AIRPORT

(YOU WILL SEE A BIG PLANE):

HOW TO GO?

DRIVE 15KM, LOOK RIGHT, YOU’RE THERE


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DRIVING TO THE « CAMP »

  • DRIVING TO THE CAMP WILL BE UNDER SUPERVISION OF ONE OF BRIEFED FRIEND

  • CAMP IS 28KM OF JAZEERAH, 13KM ON ROAD, 15KM OFF ROAD, WHICH CAN BE PERFORMED ON GOOD GRAVEL TRACK, OR, THROUGH SAND DUNES(ADVANCED).

  • CAMP IS 1KM FROM A BIG RED AND WHITE ANTENNA(VERY EASY TO USE AS REFERENCE)

  • Little talented 4X4 driver CAN ACCESS CAMPING SPOT VIA A GOOD GRAVEL TRACK (AND 5MN WALK). No need to be an expert in desert driving

  • TIME TO REACH ¨SPOT AROUND 1HOUR


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DRIVING TO THE « CAMP »

  • GENERAL VIEW

Total distance 28km


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DRIVING TO THE « CAMP »

Drive under E311, through tunnel, and go straight until crossing a big red and white power lines. A couple of hundred meters after, take right on a great gravel track. GPS N25°36.277 E055°51.430, or, 13KM from the club!

  • Exit the club to coast road and take right.

Drive 15km off road, following

gravel track, that becomes sand

from time to time, using the big

red and white antenna as a reference,

  • Take 1st right, that road goes back to Emirates road(but don t take E311)


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DRIVING TO THE « CAMP »

Detailed view on where to go off road

FROM CLUB

E311 EMIRATES ROAD

antenna

Power lines

ALTERNATE TRACK VIA THE WADI

MAIN TRACK


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DRIVING TO THE « CAMP »

« off road 1 » point as

per previous chart.

« off road » looks similar

Turn right

Coming from the club

N25°37.06 E055°50.8


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DRIVING TO THE « CAMP »

Here we are!

The antenna

The track

To the « camp ».300m


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DRIVING TO THE « CAMP »

N25.30.617 E055°48.959


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Preparation:

Each individual, is reponsible for it’s own equipment. We recommand the followings:

  • - »Survival and comfort equipment », Food, beverages, cloth, camping (tent/ mattress/ pillow/ blanket/soap/toilet paper…).

  • - Safety equipment, for cars(spare wheel, ropes, compressors, extinguishers...), and for individuals(solar cream, sun glasses, desinfectant…)

  • - Navigation equipment: GPS, maps

  • - MOBILES

MUST!

WATER and MOBILES are a


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TRAVEL LIGHT

TO ENJOY MORE,

WITH THE OTHERS,

AND,

WITH THE ENVIRONMENT


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SETTING THE CAMP

USEFUL INFORMATION

-IT’S COLD IN THE DESERT AT NIGHT!(in winter)

-DO NOT PLAY WITH FIRE CLOSE TO THE TENTS!(highly inflammable)

-AT NIGHT, WEAR SHOES, AS YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU ARE WALKING ON

-AT NIGHT, MAKE SURE CARS ARE LOCKED,

AND YOU KNOW WHERE THE KEYS ARE

BE CAREFUL, AS IT IS QUICKLY COMPLICATE TO RECOVER

FROM A LOOSY SITUATION, IN THESE KIND OF PLACE


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PACKING UP

  • RESPECT ENVIRONMENT:

    -NO LEFT BEHIND GARBAGE

    -NO TOILET PAPER ALL

    AROUND(BURY THEM)

    -DON’T FORGET ANYTHING


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THE END


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