Camel trek takes adventurers down the UAE’s cultural lane

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By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

A GROUP of 15 people, locals and expatriates, as part of “In the Footsteps of our Ancestors” expedition, are crossing the UAE desert on camels and are soon to reach their final destination at Global Village.
The 10-day trek for the Emirati and expatriate explorers will conclude on Feb.1, where they will be greeted by family, friends and plenty of well-wishers at Global Village.
In a stopover in the middle of the desert in Dubai, the explorers met with local media and shared their experience of encountering local culture, heritage and the life of local people as adventurers.


The 10-day expedition is being organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Centre (HHC) to promote local culture and heritage through a series of exciting events with the participation from local and expatriate communities. The trek is being led by the renowned UAE explorers Ahmed Al Qassimi and Mohammed Bin Taryam while expatriates from France, India, Malaysia, Yemen and others are also part of the journey on the backs of camels, away from all types of gadgets to feel the lives of people in the desert.
Talking to The Gulf Today, some of the explorers shared their once in a lifetime experience.
Renowned UAE explorer Mohammed Bin Taryam said that leading a one of its kind tour in the region is a great opportunity and honour as through this travel we are revealing our culture and heritage to the participants who belong to different…
-Published in The Gulf Today

~ by jamilkhan on January 31, 2016.

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