Sandboarding and desert dune adventures in Central, South-East, and East Asia.

Construction Begins on World’s Largest Renewable Energy Project in Inner Mongolia

Construction has begun on the world's largest desert renewable energy project in Inner Mongolia, China. The project, being developed by China Three Gorges Corporation and Inner Mongolia Energy Group, has an estimated cost of $11bn. The project will include wind, solar, and energy storage and is expected to become the largest renewable energy project of its kind currently underway globally. The current construction phase includes 1GW of solar capacity equipped with energy storage.

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The Woman Who Turned a Desert Green

A 57-year old woman from China named Yin Yuzhen has succeeded in the remarkable task of creating a thriving ecological park in one of the country's four major deserts, the Mu Us Desert in Inner Mongolia. Over the span of 35 years, Yin has successfully planted over 300.000 native plants…

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Volcano Boarding Mt. Bromo Indonesia
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Volcano Boarding on Mt. Bromo, Indonesia

Volcano boading is one of the craziest sports out there, and it gets even crazier on the slopes of the Mount Bromo volcano in Indonesia. 2329 meters above sea level, Gunung Bromo is one of the most impressive volcanoes in the Indonesian island of Java. The special appeal of Mt…

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Karapinar – The Only Desert in Turkey

Karapınar is the only desert in Turkey. It is a district of Konya in central Anatolia and the region with the least rainfall in the entire country. Due to wind erosion experienced in the 1950s, 103 thousand hectares of land became dry and Karapınar became a desert land due to…

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Sandboarding in Mongolia

Mongolia is home to the Gobi desert, one of the most stunning deserts in the world, which is also the main attraction luring tourists and adventure travellers to the country. It is however a cold desert which does not have a lot of sand, but there are a few exceptions.…

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Haeundae Sand Festival returns to Busan in May 2023

The Haeundae Sand Festival is set to return to Busan's picturesque Haeundae Beach in the early days of summer, marking the unofficial start of beach season in South Korea. Known for being the only sand-related eco-festival in the country, the festival has become a summertime staple for visitors and locals…

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