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


Getting ready


Finish line


January 23, 2021

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Horse Jumping Championship

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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 in Ras al Khaimah in United Arab Emirates.

August 2020

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

⛭ Weather in Ras al Khaimah

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