Tag Archives: UAE

An Early Return

I buy snacks at the mini market inside Al Massa Hotel at 9am, climb into a Mitsubishi outside that was unlocked, then get in mine and get on the road. The Palace Museum doesn’t open till 3pm, but I’m there … Continue reading

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Basil Bedouin Beach

I have coffee just to help me out of bed at 5:30a after going to bed after 1am. I was told last night that I could snorkel at 7a after breakfast. Reading an old review, the price was 50Dh an hour and … Continue reading

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Coffee Corniche Co-Op

I’m sitting here regretting not taking notes first thing after the pool. I sat here hungry for three hours being somewhat productive. I set this morning’s alarm for 6:15 but sleep in and shower – it’s 7:40a… and I thought … Continue reading

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Not Falling in Dubai, but Floating in Umm al-Quwain

I set the alarm for 4:45am and I’m up with the energy of a child, packing up and drinking coffee – that somehow took 30 minutes. I parked under the awning and walked to Skydive Dubai to check in at 5:30, and they … Continue reading

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Unique Alone Excursion into the UAE

This trip will be unlike any other I’ve ever taken. My plan is to jump out of a working airplane in the Palm Drop Zone of Skydive Dubai – one of the top five spots (according to some websites). I had … Continue reading

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