Camping Somewhere in the Dubai Desert

March 23, 2013
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About an hour’s drive from Dubai, towards the direction of Hatta, the desert sand turns from this pale tan hue to a beautiful burnt orange that just mesmerizes. Of course, it would mesmerize me all the more if I hadn’t been the one driving towards our camp site since Scotch ended up working that weekend. […]

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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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Camping – Fiascos in Fujairah & Wadi Bashing

March 28, 2011
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Third time camping in the UAE and we thought we were seasoned veterans but boy do we still have so much to learn! Our first practice run on Jebel Ali beach in the oppressive October heat was quite a learning experience in so many ways that our second camping trip to Dibba benefited much from […]

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Camping Dibba & Getting SUV Stuck in the Sand

January 26, 2011
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After our first camping mis-adventure slash practice run at Jebel Ali beach, we were itching to try our hand at camping again and decided it was time to head out a little further from home. I had heard from a few expats that Dibba by the Golden Tulip hotel was a good camping spot for […]

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How not to go camping in Dubai

October 14, 2010
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My husband and I went beach camping this past weekend with our 9-month old baby and a few friends. It was our first time camping in Dubai and with a baby so we stuck close to home and drove the short distance from Dubai Marina to Jebel Ali beach right alongside the Jebel Ali Hotel […]

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