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Somedays are better than others and yesterday was one of them. I have always enjoyed exploring the region and found lots of excitement when discovering hidden gems or learning about exciting new trails to enjoy, so when I had the chance to join experienced hikers on an exploration trip in Ras Al Khaima I didn’t think twice.

Today I had the privilege of meeting true travelers. A beautiful couple that has been on the road for the past 7 years, roaming remote lands of Africa and Middle East in their iconic “Yellow Fire Engine”. Ralf and Laila started their journey in 2008 exploring the African continent above and beyond until the year 2012- 5 years passing through 36 countries, of approximately 120,000km – wow that’s a true adventure!

From the Italian, literally meaning ‘Iron Way’ via ferrata are mountain routes with fixed wire cables, metal rungs, and ladders. These allow adventurous walkers and climbers to ascend steep rock faces in relative safety while reducing the amount of climbing equipment required. Via ferrata were originally developed in the Italian Alps during the first word war to assist troop movement in difficult mountain terrain. Nowadays climbing via ferrata routes as combination of… Read More