Al Ain

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One of the side trips we took while in the UAE was to Al Ain. This city/area is actually part of Abu Dhabi, is and is the site of the largest, first discovered oasis in Abu Dhabi. Not surprisingly, as an oasis, it was a primary cradle of Emirati civilization, having been established about 4,000 [Read more …]

Abu Dhabi

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After leaving the exotic Stone Town (Zanzibar) behind, we flew into the UAE (United Arab Emirates) on Emirates Air. The positive experience started the minute we stepped onto the plane. If Emirates Air ever comes into the US in a large way, all US airlines will be toast. Coach seats had room. Service was amazing. [Read more …]