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Camel farmer Mohammed Salem Al Mansouri

Camel farmer Mohammed Salem Al Mansouri

After a recent camel trek at the Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, we caught up with camel farmer Mohammed Salem Al Mansouri. Tell us about your daily routine. I give the camels water and feed them a type of grass that …

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Date products

Kitsch Cupcakes Kitsch Cupcakes at The Souk Central Market do a great date cake – it’s soft, light and smothered in sweet butterscotch icing. It comes in the form of cupcakes or cakes made to order. Cupcakes AED 15, a small cake suitable for six to …

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Pots and pots of fun

Pots and pots of fun

Najda Street holds a little gem of an eatery in the Qian Zhou Hot Pot Shop. Nestled nicely in a snug first-floor unit, it is brightly lit and is sparklingly clean, and it sports the most comprehensive condiments station you’ll …

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Sunrise to Sunset

Sunrise to Sunset

Abu Dhabi Week finds out more about the Holy Month of Ramadan A wizened muezzin, wrinkled from age and with white tufts of hair tucked behind his ears, slowly makes his way up a winding staircase to reach an open-faced …

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Technical talents

Technical talents

The diminutive Sumayyah al Suwaidi is a force of nature: mother of five, fashion designer, boutique owner, full-time job holder and art curator. She has also become one of the best known Emirati digital artists. She says she can’t really …

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Paws for thought

Paws for thought

Abu Dhabi’s animal organisation Feline Friends is working hard to find homes for the city’s unwanted cat population It’s that time of the year again when families are leaving the desert behind for somewherer cooler, they pack their bags… but …

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Abu Dhabi basketballer set to ‘Rock’ the States

Abu Dhabi basketballer set to ‘Rock’ the States

Abu Dhabi resident Zack Bajric is celebrating winning the King of the Rock 2013 UAE one-on-one basketball final. The Serbian Canadian basketballer is now busy training for the King of the Rock world finals, to be held on Alcatraz Island, …

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The rules of the game

The rules of the game

Abu Dhabi Week checks out the students learning to design computer games here in the capital Main Menu When we first enter the dimly lit studio, we are surprised to see a group of students, transfixed at their computers, working quietly …

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One for the future

One for the future

Due to be released before the end of the year, Microsoft has unveiled its latest and as they say, greatest, console, the Xbox One The current Xbox 360 is a slim and stylish unit, yet the Xbox One, here to …

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Mystical Myanmar

Mystical Myanmar

Abu Dhabi Week takes a trip into Southeast Asia’s Golden Country At dawn in front of the Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon, men and women wearing matching blue T-shirts with tracksuit bottoms gather. They are here to perform their daily exercise …

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