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A Weekend in Oman | A Drive from Dubai to Dibba

Monday, November 10, 2014
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 A Weekend in Oman | A Drive from Dubai to Dibba

[Weekend 2: Dibba]

 

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{Rolling in a Sedan}

The drive

Drive on the E311 and take the truck road before RAK towards Massafi, then follow the signs to Fujeirah.

Things to see

Dibba fort, the damm, old villages, beaches and Musandam

Things to do

Take a Dhow cruise and witness dozens of dolphins swimming by.

Hiking, kayaking, camping, diving, rock climbing, deep water soloing, photography and snorkeling.

Notes:

To cross Dibba border, you require a pre-arranged permit to cross the border.

Dhow cruises require pre-booking via any of the tours operating in Dibba which offers many activities.

{Here is your map}

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[Weekend 2: Dibba]

The drive

Drive on the E311 and take the truck road before RAK towards Massafi, then follow the signs to Fujeirah.

Things to see

Dibba fort, the dam, old villages, beaches, Musandam

Things to do

Take a Dhow cruise and witness dozens of dolphins swimming by.

Hiking, kayaking, camping, diving, rock climbing, deep water soloing, photography and snorkeling.

Notes

To cross Dibba border, you require a pre-arranged permit to cross the border.

Dhow cruises require pre-booking via any of the tours operating in Dibba which offers many activities.

{Here is your map}

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  • Feeling a little pink today because I took a day off work and doing some packing for an exciting trip ahead! 
I pack a week before my trip 🙄... is anyone the same?
  • This month, I asked the universe to help me in the practice of ‘letting go gracefully’ and I turned towards my Ashtanga practice. It has been more consistent than I can ever remember and I thank my teacher for navigating me. 
My mat has always been my private mirror ...Showing me my strength and weaknesses and my ability to push through when I’m stuck. It has me flirting with patience and, hope that one day, I might acquire it. It has been helping me shift my perspective and release the ‘need to control everything’ side of me... but still keep the organized side of me. 
Letting go is part of my healing process, whether it’s a posture that I need to fall into or catching my breath... because healing, is my responsibility... and no one else’s. 
These series of photos reminds of me a moment of achievement. The moment I’ve always wanted to sail in the Arctic dream a year ago, turned into a reality.
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I found love, success, happiness. Then found power, money, experience 🤣 
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I struggle to find the words to describe this feeling, because no words are strong enough. This was taken a little past midnight while sailing in the arctic on our @travelwithtjd - We are launching more TJD trips like those for you to join and experience it together. Follow @travelwithtjd to find out more on how you can join ❤️
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What’s your favorite island in Maldives?
  • Italy: A series of few images I took years back when I visited Florence. I remember the highlights of my trip: The gorgeous @fsflorence - Cinque Terre - A moment where I felt I lost all my inspiration - The magical sunset at Piazzale Michelangelo. 
What are your favorite things to do in Florence?
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I’d love to read what’s yours!! Everyday, I try to read and write new ones so here goes mine for today and I hope it resonates with you 💕:
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  • I am always surrounded by love (and water) because all I see is love 💕 
Happy Easter everyone!
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We have recently launched Sweden’s Arctic experience on @travelwithtjd other than Finland, Iceland and Norway. The link is in bio if you like to join our polar journeys and have an adventure of a lifetime. Only 2 spaces left for Sweden. Hope to see you on our TJD trips! 
Photo by @dennisstever 
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