“A pocket of London right in the heart of Dubai.” Jason Atherton
“We should preserve our traditions and national heritage. We should stick to our roots and our Arabic and Islamic traditions.” Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nathan
I was driving past the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque earlier this week and I realised that I have never featured this magnificent architectural and religious site on the blog.
“The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.” Gilbert K. Chesterton
“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.
“It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them.” Ernest Hemingway