anexpatabroad

Sun, Sand and Sea …..Tales of a British expat living in the UAE

Tag: Camping

Six Eid Escapes in Abu Dhabi | 2021

“Taking time off is the best you can do for your peace of mind.” Unknown Who would have thought that over a year later we would still be facing travel restrictions due to the ongoing global pandemic. But here we are and luckily us Abu Dhabi residents have a variety of luxury hotels…

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Beach Camping | Abu Dhabi

“Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.” Frank Herbert

I am not a natural camper but having said that I survived our first desert trip last year, one might even say I enjoyed it, so I felt more prepared for this weekend’s outdoor adventure to the depths of Abu Dhabi’s Western Region, but I will in all honestly never get used to the lack of toilet facilities.

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Desert Camping | Abu Dhabi

“In a well-ordered universe…camping would take place indoors.” Morgan Matson

So I finally caved after many conversations, lots of cajoling and much procrastination on my part, (believe me many, many chats and persuasive tactics were used) this expat princess went camping in the desert. Last Friday, I was sipping on chocolate martinis at the 5* Ritz Carlton brunch and this weekend I was climbing dunes, sitting round the camp fire under the stars and peeing in the sand, get me and my diverse lifestyle, impressed much?

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