Tag Archive: Al Ain Weekends

Wadi Al Nahyan

Pushed up from the seabed millions of years ago, Jebel Hafeet does not just dominate the landscape around Al Ain, but is a fascinating geological feature. Here geologists can study Eocene and Oligocene… Continue reading

Atta Allah – God’s Gift

The Arabic root for camel, jamel, is also the root for beautiful, jameel. With their long eyelashes, curious eyes, and long, slender legs, I do think camels could be considered beautiful creatures. Their… Continue reading

Al Ain’s Old Souk

Although the word souk in Arabic simply means marketplace, it is so much more than just the buying and selling of produce. It offers a slice of life that dates back to a… Continue reading