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Things to do in Dubai – Camping, Scuba Diving, Bird Watching, and More

November 13, 2012
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As I mentioned in the previous post about the wildlife center in Al Ain, the weather in Dubai is just gorgeous at the moment for outdoor pursuits. In case you need more ideas of how to take advantage of this weather, here are a few that we have personally experienced: Camping: Whether inland or beach-side, […]

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Leopards and Cheetahs (no Bears) – Oh My!

March 14, 2008
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If you haven’t been to the Sharjah Natural History Museum, Botanical Museum and Wildlife Center, I highly recommend a trip out there. If you have kids, I doubly recommend it. Scotch and I made a visit out there a couple weekends ago. I had seen an ad about the museum in a local publication and […]

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Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary – Take Two

December 9, 2007
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Ah, another weekend. Another day at the pool. Another attempt to visit Dubai’s Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. As you may recall, last week’s Ras Al Khor adventure entailed two hours of frustratingly circling between route 44 and 66 to locate three unsigned bird watching stations only to arrive at one and find a “Closed […]

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Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary and Driving Adventure – Part One

December 1, 2007
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Today’s driving adventure involves an attempt to visit Dubai’s Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. As it is UAE National Day on December 2nd (their Independence Day from the British), we were afraid our usual weekend beach haunt would be crowded so we opted for a little bird watching instead. Into our little Toyota Yaris we […]

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