“History is a continuous chain of events. The present is only an extension of the past.” Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
“Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” Ibn Battuta
Since moving to the UAE we have taken advantage of our location and travelled to many beautiful and exotic places. We have also been on some fantastic short-haul trips during the Eid breaks after Ramadan, so I thought I would share three of the fantastic places we have visited as we approach that time of year again, either just a drive or short flight away from Abu Dhabi.
“Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.” Chinese Proverb
“This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words, and indeed in thought.” T. E. Lawrence
Last week we took our visitors for a true Abu Dhabi desert experience on a half-day Desert Safari which included a spot of hair-raising dune bashing, camel interaction and riding followed by a traditional BBQ dinner and a belly dancing show at an Arabic camp.
“Cherish the past to embrace the future.” Women’s Heritage Walk