Part Three: Amazing pictures from above – the desert

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What’s On serialises Wouter Kingma’s book, Dubai Aerial Tour. Part Three shows professional pictures of Dubai and the desert that surrounds the Emirates.


The beauty of Dubai and its architecture isn’t exactly a tough sell; it’s a city of breathtaking, record-breaking buildings stunning panoramas and feats of man-made brilliance unrivalled anywhere else in the world. But what Wouter Kingma has done is package this wonder in a way not previously seen, in his book, ‘Dubai Aerial Tour’, which What’s On is serialising this week.

In Part One we showed you Dubai Marina, JLT and JBR from the skym as well as give you more of the story behind Wouter’s amazing new book.

In Part Two we went out to sea to bring you unobstructed views of the beautiful beaches and vast coastlines, including The Palm and World Islands.

Dubai Aerial Tour is published by Motivate and is available in bookstores across the UAE and online at booksarabia.com


AL MAHA DESERT RESORT & SPA
Visitors at the Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa can see a variety of wildlife, including an extremely rare herd of oryx, at the adjoining Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve — the largest sanctuary of its kind in the Gulf.

Pictures of Dubai desert from the sky


AL QUDRA CYCLE TRACK
Reflecting the significant boost that the sport of cycling has received in Dubai in recent years, Al Qudra cycle track runs for over twenty kilometres through the desert en route to Bab Al Shams resort.

Pictures of Dubai desert from the sky

Pictures of Dubai desert from the sky


 

BAB AL SHAMS
An oasis retreat only a short distance away from the city, Bab Al Shams allows visitors to immerse themselves in sweeping desert vistas, amid rich siliceous sands, and a world-class hospitality experience.

Pictures of Dubai desert from the sky


Pictures of Dubai desert from the sky

Pictures of Dubai desert from the sky


BEHIND THE SCENES
Let photographer Wouter Kingma talk you through the making of his amazing book.

 

Dubai Aerial Tour is published by Motivate and is available in bookstores across the UAE and online at booksarabia.com


Meanwhile, a group known as ‘Team Black Sheep’ has released its latest video, shot using a TBS Discovery Pro drone.