Al Ain, oasis, desert & rocky mountains

Published: October 7th 2009
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Al Ain, is the oasis town in the centre of the United Arab Emirates, where for many years, tribes & locals from Abu Dhabi & surrounds, who worked on the coast for their fishing/pearl diving & trade, travelled inland to this oasis in the summer months for some cooler relief. What was once a long arduous camel ride is now a 1 & 1/2hr freeway drive from Abu Dhabi island. It nears the border of Oman, ... Read Full Entry

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dramatic lighting at night..very exotic in the heat....
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Jebel Hafeet, with large car park for burnouts...
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the drive down.
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illuminated rocks & full moon
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Emirate men with their customised holdens on display at the summit of Jebel Hafeet..
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customised team holdens
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Paul at the summit
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Al Ain oasis in the centre of town
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entrance to Al Ain zoo
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the Australian pavilion had emus & kangaroos
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at the zoo,,,,

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