Camel Festival at Al Marmoom

Camel racing – an important part of Arab heritage – dates back to the 7th century B.C.

One of the the biggest camel racing events in UAE – Dubai Crown Prince Camel Festival (fourth edition) took place at Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve (Emirate of Dubai, UAE) in January 2021:

  • 11 days (16-27 January 2021);
  • 326 laps (of 5  km to 8 km);
  • 5 categories: designated for Their Highnesses Sheikhs and Tribesmen.

Below: photos from Thanaiya Race for Tribesmen – on January 23, 2021.

Ξ Dubai Camel Racing Club page


Waiting

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Two

Two goats and twilight – at the slopes of Jebel Jais, a mountain in North-Western Hajar Mountains, in Ras al Khaimah emirate, UAE.

One Word Sunday Challenge: Two – by Debbie from Travel With Intent.


At Jebel Jais: view to Shaam and Arabian Gulf – Ras al Khaimah, UAE

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Camels

Camels in Ras al Khaimah in United Arab Emirates.


August 2020


∇ Location: view on Google Maps

⛭ Weather in Ras al Khaimah


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Camels


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A perfect camouflage

Arabian sand gazelle (Gazella marica) in Ras al Khaimah in United Arab Emirates.


August 2020


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⛭ Weather in Ras al Khaimah


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Desert farms

Farms in the desert – the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain, UAE.


July 2020


Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates (UAE)   

ام القيوين

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⛭ Weather in Umm Al Quwain


See also:

UAQ emirate & city: Emirate of Umm Al Quwain | Umm Al Quwain | Mosques of Umm Al Quwain | Umm Al Quwain City at nightUmm Al Quwain Airport and abandoned plane

UAQ beach & sunset: At the seashore | UAQ Sunset | Umm Al Quwain Sunset | At Al Medfeq BeachSunset at Green Belt Beach

UAQ nature: Date palms | White plumeria | Mangroves

UAQ in black&white: Lemon | Doors


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