Tag Archives: Arabian Peninsula

Travel Photo of the Week 9Mar12 Dhow in Abu Dhabi

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week is a traditional dhow juxtaposed against the back drop of modern skyscraper construction in the United Arab Emirates city of Abu Dhabi. Little more than a fishing village before the discovery of oil … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 18July11 U.A.E.

  This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us to the United Arab Emirates to meet a Dromedary camel.  This photo was taken in the Empty Quarter or Rub’ al Khali  on the Arabian peninsula. At 250,000 square miles … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 27May11 Abu Dhabi

This week we venture off to Abu Dhabi to the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, or as it is more commonly referred to the Grand Mosque. Turbulent skies are reflected in the white marble courtyard, a contrast to the quiet tranquil mood … Continue reading

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Arabic Coffee Service

Arabic Coffee   All coffee lovers have a coffee routine whether it is grinding fresh beans adding grated nutmeg and cinnamon to a French press like myself, yelling made up words to a barista (another semi-made up marketing word) in … Continue reading

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