Dubai, UAE – The City of Gold & Dreams

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Rate our ReviewsThe Gold Souq in Dubai is known to be the “City of Gold”. It is located at the heart of commercial business district of Deira, in the locality of Al Dhagaya. The hours of operation are: Sat-Thursday 10:00am – 1:00pm; then 4:00pm to 10:00pm. Fridays from 4:00pm to 10:00pm. The Gold Souq consists of […]

Jebel Jais UAE- The Beautiful Roads That Lead to Jebel Jais

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Rate our ReviewsJebel Jais UAE-…“Goodbye summer”! So I whispered to myself with a smile, as I was looking down from a strategic spot on Jebel Jais, the tallest mountain in the United Arab Emirates. 

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 […]