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Top 10 Dubai by Sarah Monaghan, Lara Dunston

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Culture & Tradition

1. Bedouin Society

The semi-nomadic lifestyle of the Bedu tribes – most of whom spent the harsh summers inland at the cool date-palm oases and their winters fishing by the sea – is a source of pride for Emiratis.prac_infoVisit the Heritage Villages in Dubai and Abu Dhabi (for further details see Abu Dhabi Heritage Village ) for a glimpse into the Bedouin culture.

2. The Camel

Mainstay of the Bedouin’s nomadic life, the camel enabled tribes to move their possessions from coastal villages to inland oases. Camel’s milk quenched their herders’ thirst when water wasn’t found, while the fur was used to make tents, textiles, rugs, bags and cloaks. ...

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