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December in Abu Dhabi: Santa in the Sand — ديسمبر في أبو ظبي : سانتا في الرمال

Around (everyone else’s) Christmas time, the UAE is stil tropical, still desert. But of course, Santa still comes to visit (admittedly from the Philippines).

Top: December sunset
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Middle: The road past Liwa to Mureeb
Western Regions, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Bottom: A visitor tells Santa that she just wants a picture with him for Christmas.
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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الشيخ في التزلج على الرمال — Sandboarding Sheikh

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(it’s me.)

On the dunes. In a dishdash.
Somewhere, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Lost — مفقود

Off in the desert
Qasr Al Sarab Resort
Liwa, UAE

Liwa — ليوا

Top to bottom:
Sand dunes in Liwa, Abu Dhabi, UAE;
More sand dunes in Liwa, Abu Dhabi, UAE;
Hillside in Bamiyan Province, Afghanistan.

~ Happy birthday Grandpa ~