Singing Sand Dunes!!

This was a “must do”, while in Qatar.

I was so excited to see the dunes off in the distance as we drove towards them – they were bigger than I thought!

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I was expecting more sand dunes.  The area is an excavation site – where the sand is removed to be used to build Qatar.  That made me sad, because the dunes that remained are so large, I wonder what the area would have looked like before so much sand was removed!!

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We picked one of the bigger dunes and decided to climb up, as what is expected to do when you visit the singing sand dunes – and then you slide down it – and the sand “sings”.

Climbing up was no easy task!  The sand was HOT and deep!

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The view from the top was sad…..because so much sand is gone!

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This is the dune adjacent to the one we were on:

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It was really windy!  Sand was blowing everywhere! Yes, there is garbage in the sand, left behind by others…  😦

Sand Angel!!!

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At the bottom!

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My turn!!!

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Well, there was no singing from the dunes during our slides down it!  Oh well!!  It was fun!!!

Looking back up at where I just slid down from!

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Making our way back to the SUV!

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The sand on our faces and in our hair!

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And the sand in Michael’s shoes!!!

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S, 🙂

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. mama says:

    I wonder what a piece of thin cardboard would be like sliding down the singing dunes😳whoosh!!! The sand moving beside you felt funny to watch. The dunes are incredible, nature is a wonder. Love to hear voices on your videos, makes them like a little talking movie to those who are watching and listening. Love to hear Michael’s voice ( shy guy) 😘🗣

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    1. Great idea with the cardboard mama!!!!!! xoxo

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  2. Tish Millette says:

    Fantastic photos. I would love those dunes. ♥️

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  3. FlutePlayer says:

    Consider working for Qatar Tourism Authority.

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