AL AIN, ABU DHABI, UAE, LIFE IN THE OASIS IS HEAVENLY

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Rate our ReviewsAl Ain….During the peak of summer, the temperature in the UAE can easily  rise up to 50 degrees Celsius (120 deg F) not including the humidity factor which easily adds another 10 degrees. I have reason to believe that the old wives tale of frying an egg on top of the head is […]

Al Ain, U.A.E. ……….The Palace of the Father Zayed

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Rate our ReviewsAl Ain, UAE….To the average North American the words “Middle East”, congers up many different visions. We have our perceptions formed by the media clips, short and sensational. Mostly we see problems, deep and long lasting problems. Yet, to the same people, the word “Dubai” , seems to wear a different mantle. Dubai […]

Little Petra, Jordan – Small pleasures

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Rate our ReviewsLittle Petra, Jordan…It is easy to overlook Little Petra when planning your adventure to explore its big brother in Jordan.  I might have missed this opportunity if we had not wanted to devote three full days to Petra.  In need of multiple nights lodging, we identified a marvelous Bedouin camp situated right next […]

Jebel Haroun, Jordan – Aaron on the side of caution

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Rate our ReviewsJebel Haroun, Jordan……When you get to Petra you will inevitably glimpse a small white dome peeking above a peak on the horizon.  Tripping over intrigues is part of travel’s appeal and the chase was on.  Pursuing this eggshell would lead to an astonishing ascent, both for the history it revealed and the journey […]

Jebel Jais, UAE Scaling New Heights of Boulders and Rocks

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Rate our ReviewsJebel Jais, UAE…..In the early months of this year, my ears started to receive a lot of hearsay about a mountain that gives an exhilarating experience to its visitors. That piqued my curiosity, for I could not imagine how mountains in the desert area looked like. Now, one thing is for sure, it […]