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People of Ras Al Khaimah: Old Town Food Tour

People of Ras Al Khaimah: Old Town Food Tour

Anna Zacharias is a Canadian raised in Ras Al Khaimah. She is a senior reporter at The National newspaper and author of People of Ras Al Khaimah with American photojournalist Jeff Topping. It documents more than 50 first-hand accounts of Gulf migration with portraits of pearl divers, gold traders, sword dancers, henna artists, and other entrepreneurs. She is The National’s resident camel expert.

Walk the alleyways that sea captains and pearlers call home, discover how karak tea created Khaleeji car culture, and how Vimto and Tang started an ice cream dynasty. We’ll learn about the hospitality of sorcerers in local lore, wander the Kuwaiti Street Souq as darkness falls, and find out how a humble sandwich became the quintessential Emirati snack. Visit shops featured in the book People of Ras Al Khaimah and other local favourite snack spots.

Tour begins at 5:00 PM
Location will be confirmed upon registration confirmation
Duration: 3 hours
Dress: comfortable and modest, covered shoulders and legs.

Note: Space is limited, pre-registration required. This event is open only to participants aged 13 and above.

Start Date End Date Time
February 29, 2020February 29, 20205:00PM - 8:00PM