There’s more to this emirate than the flashy makeover that has made it a resort and adventure destination over the past several years. Here are ways to discover RAK’s well-preserved traditions — but with a modern twist.
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During racing season, the colorfully adorned camels stretching their legs on this lengthy track are marvelous to watch — and so are the racers who control their robot jockeys from their air-conditioned 4X4s as they drive alongside the track.
The Al Marjan Night Market was created in the style of a traditional Arabic flea market, and it’s where you can cut a deal on pieces you won’t find in stores, as well as enjoy nightly entertainment and food from light bites to sit-down meals.