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Caves & Cave Exploring – Speleology

By |February 13th, 2018|Adventure, Caving|

Caves are hollow spaces in the ground formed naturally by the process of weathering of rock over time (sometimes millions of years). These underground hollow spaces change in formation (speleothems) from a place to another based on the geology of the area. Some caves are horizontal while others are vertical or a mix of both. Some caves are underground, others underwater (fully submerged in water), and some have rivers [...]

20 extreme hours in arch cave & 3 windows cave – Oman

By |February 8th, 2018|Adventure, Caving, Oman, Sport|

Caves of Oman, Arch cave, 3 Windows & 7th hole 7th hole, Arch cave, 3 Windows cave, Funnel cave and Tahri cave form the largest cave system in Oman. The cave system is located on Slamah Plateau, south of Muscat. Joanna and I ventured into exploring Arch cave and 3 Windows cave, (For more info about caves and cave exploration, please visit this page) and spent 20 extreme hours [...]

5 STEPS TO GET OVER YOUR FEAR OF BUNGEE JUMPING

By |February 5th, 2018|Adventure, Bungee jumping, Nepal, Sport|

In the following blog post about bungee jumping, I will give you 5 simple steps to apply for getting over your fear of bungee jumping. I believe everyone should feel the sensation that bungee jumping gives you. The steps are steps I often apply to my adventure and to doing new things. Enjoy! 1. DON’T BREATH Come on!!! It is no secret that to [...]

Wadi Damm

By |November 28th, 2017|Adventure, Canyoning, Oman, Sport|

What to find in this blog: In this blog post about Wadi Damm located in Oman, I feature the following content: Route options you can explore along with their descriptions (Upper Wadi Damm and Lower Wadi Damm) Images of the routes 2 short clips and 1 long video Red zones (what to be take care of while you are on your adventure) Coordinates of starting points and routes [...]

Wadi Bani Auf Via Ferrata

By |September 12th, 2017|Adventure, Oman, Sport, Via Ferrata|

This amazing Via Ferrata is located in Wadi Bani Auf in Sultanate Oman, just on top of the famous Snake Canyon Gorge. It is famous for its scenery swaying from one side of the wadi to another, with the beautiful lakes of Snake Canyon ~150m underneath you. The route takes you from one wall to another via cool zip-lines, and gains altitude on the walls via cool steps and [...]

P for Pilates; M for Miriam = Pilates with Miriam Vadillo

By |April 18th, 2017|Inspirational Stories|

THE PILATES PLOT: Yes I tried Pilates, and I enjoyed it. Pilates, in my books, was this amazing idea I knew can benefit me a lot, but I didn’t really want to get into it because it lacks the adrenaline dose I always ask for. This perception changed when Miriam gave me some lessons. Allow me to introduce you to Miriam Vadillo, a marine biologist who left the marine [...]

Adel & Wadi Bih Race

By |February 8th, 2017|Inspirational Stories, Sport|

The motive: I wrote this story about Adel Nehme, because he has inspired me with his attitude towards running, his dedication to get better at it and his great performance during Wadi Bih Race 50km solo race. The buildup: Not long ago, I met Adel due to mutual interest (sports of course) and we became friends. Shortly after, Adel decided to join me in the famous [...]

Inspirational Dubai Marathon 2017

By |January 22nd, 2017|Inspirational Stories, Sport|

The following motivational story is not about me, knowing I was part of it. This story is about 2 very special friends of mine, who blew my mind away when they attempted and finished the Dubai Marathon 2017 without any excuse! I received a call from Ghaith telling me he’s registered for Dubai Marathon 2017 with Mohammed Kasim, and asked me to join them. I rejected as I do [...]

MECET expedition in Salalah Oman – Part 3: TeaPot Cave

By |May 3rd, 2016|Adventure, Caving, Oman, Sport|

In May 2013, 5 MECET cavers explored 3 caves in the Salalah region of Oman. We had the opportunity to explore a new, undocumented cave, and named it TeaPot cave. The name TeaPot cave was inspired by the features of the cave.  Its contained a network of forks, narrow passageways,  tunnels, and mazes.  This interesting cave also had many different entrances and exits. We spend approximately 3 hours exploring, each one of [...]