Author Archives: danroyerickson

August In and Around AD

My August was much the same as July.  I was busy with work and made several trips offshore, two of which coincided with Bec’s visit from the 9th to the 13th, but we still managed to spend some quality time together. … Continue reading

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July in Abu Dhabi

With summer at its peak here in Abu Dhabi, one must be willing to brave the heat and humidity to venture out of the apartment.  Most weeknights were pretty quiet aside from the odd round of golf with Laurie and … Continue reading

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Prague

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, had been on mine and Rebecca’s hit list for quite some time.  So on Monday, June 26th, we set out for the City of a Hundred Spires.  We caught the S-bahn over to … Continue reading

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Shams No. 3

While Bec was being lashed by rain in the Rila Mountains, I was on a weekend mountain adventure of my own.  I headed into Oman on Thursday evening and arrived at the hotel around 8:30 pm.  The weather was much … Continue reading

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Seoul

We flew from Beijing into Incheon International Airport, often rated the world’s best, a little behind our ETA of 11:35 am on Tuesday, May 30th.  We caught the Express Train to Seoul Station and another 2 metro trains to finally arrive … Continue reading

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Beijing & The Great Wall

Bec arrived in Abu Dhabi at 6:05 am on Thursday, May 25th.  I was there to greet her at the airport before she dropped me off at work.  I know what you’re thinking…nice one Dan, but she had a full day … Continue reading

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Driving the Dunes and Hiking the Hajars

As of late, I’ve been busy on the weekends out in the dunes and in the Hajars.  The weekend after meeting Chris in Oman, I spent Friday in the emirate of Sharjah.  Oryx 4×4 organized an afternoon “Superbowl” of dune … Continue reading

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