Green Mubazzarah Chalets – Al Ain

For the longest time now a group of us girls have been planning a Ladies Night. What started off as a Girls Only barbecue (You know how much we love our barbecue here in the UAE) quickly snowballed into an overnight stay at a resort where we wound up celebrating a bachelorette and not one but TWO birthdays! Let’s just say it was a night packed with scandalous events and what happened at Ladies Night will stay at Ladies Night!

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Sunset barbecue on the beach

With the mercury slowly dropping into the high thirties, more and more people here are stepping out into the great outdoors to make the most of the lovely weather. And one outdoor activity that the UAE holds sacrosanct is The Barbecue.

All over the country, dusty grills are being pulled out and polished to a shine that would make the Evil Queen’s mirror cower in shame. Family favorite recipes and secret marinades are being brushed up on (pun intended). Cricket bats, footballs and badminton rackets are being dragged out of storage. Information about secret barbecue spots is being traded in hushed whispers in office corridors.

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Time travel – Rewind and Fast Forward

Rewind

How many of you remember these?

Flake bar (PC : Amazon.com)
Flake chocolate bar (PC : Amazon.com)

This was such an irreplaceable part of my UAE childhood. My youth has been formed of countless powder-y Flake bars.

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TTLT – Day 5 – Solitude

Assignment : How can you interpret the state of being alone, or a lonely and uninhabited place?

Today’s picture is a snapshot of the road to Liwa – an oasis tucked away at the edge of the Rub Al Khali (Empty Quarter) desert.

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