Camping in Wadi Asimah, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
What to Expect
We went camping over the September Eid holiday for (1) night in Wadi Asimah. Our adventure with friends started from Abu Dhabi, UAE. On the way, during the 3 hour drive, you will see scarce deserts with wild camels, to the rocky mountains with goats, sheep and donkeys. The temperature during September was still extremely hot. Wadi Asimah has an elevation of not more than 200m above sea level so you can expect it to be a tiny bit cooler than the city. When we arrived there around 4pm it was around 40 degrees Celsius (vs 45 degrees in the city) and got cooler as the time passed – was sitting at a perfect 30 degrees throughout the night with a small breeze. Our camping spot was in the shade so it did not feel too hot. We were able to take a small climb up the mountains to view the sunset. You can expect to see several cars pass by throughout the day – some of them being other campers, locals and farmers. Around the area is home to dozens of farms. Mostly agricultural and animal farms. The farmers and locals here are super friendly, we had one man who toured us around his farm and climbed up his date tree to give us some fresh hand picked dates.
Arrows & Sparrows Café, The Greens, Dubai
Ever since I came across some amazing #breakfastgoal snaps on instagram of this place, I knew I had to come for myself.
After a busy weekend, we came to arrows and sparrows for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Located in the Emaar business park area in dubai, we appreciated the free parking option they had next to their café.