Monthly Archives: August 2012

The New Pad

We finally moved into our new apartment on August 9th, 2012. We had initially put a deposit down on another apartment but when we found out that it was being delayed until December the apartment hunt was on again. After … Continue reading

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Long Weekend Road Trip to Al Ain and Muscat

We decided to set out on the open road this long weekend of Eid al Fitr.  On Friday, August 17th we drove to Al Ain.  Today, it’s only an hour and a half drive from Abu Dhabi, before the discovery … Continue reading

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Eid al Fitr

Eid al Fitr, often abbreviated to Eid, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.  The religious Eid is a single day and Muslims are not permitted to fast that day.  Eid … Continue reading

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Anniversary at Atlantis

On Friday, July 27th, we rented a car and drove to the Atlantis Hotel on the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai to celebrate our 3rd anniversary.  Many of the hotels in the UAE have great deals in the summer because tourism … Continue reading

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