Al Ain, oasis, desert & rocky mountains


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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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Al Ain oasis in the centre of town
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at the zoo,,,,
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it was too hot to keep walking around so we had to jump aboard the train
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Paul found us really cool transport!
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zoo setting
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mobile phone parade...
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looking over the city lights of Al Ain below
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Paul at the zoo
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looks like I am about to pass out.....it was very hot!!
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the coolest lion in the zoo!
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at the zoo...



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