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    Ras Al Khaima in the past...

    All of us like to see the old side of a country's development,
    Here is Ras Al Khaima ( UAE) , at its old ages..










    Ras Al Khaimah has had its share of ups and down. This picture captures the floods that swept the emirate in July 1988.



    Just about an hour's drive from Dubai, RAK is often dubbed nature's bounty.



    Ancient traditions are still being preserved in Ras Al Khaimah today.



    Just about an hour's drive from Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah is strategically located with some of the most scenic and fertile land in the UAE.



    The Old Mosque in Alhoweilat Area was built 500 years ago.



    Ras Al Khaimah means "top of the tent" in Arabic.




    Ras Al Khaimah's Municipality Department as it was in 1984.




    Ras Al Khaimah's scenic Jaziera Al Hamra.



    Being the northernmost emirate of the UAE, Ras Al Khaimah extends from Masafi to the UAE's southern border with Oman.



    The city nestles at the foot of the Al Hajjar Mountains and is divided by a natural creek into the old town and the new business centre of Al Nakheel.



    Ras Al Khaimah is nestled in the lap of nature's luxury.



    Apart from the usual tourist spots, Ras Al Khaimah offers many lovely beaches and parks where you can picnic.



    The Ras Al Khaimah hospital as it was in 1982.



    Ras Al Khaimah also has interesting archaeology sites, like a photo of this one taken in 1991




     


    This is how the Ras Al Khaimah city centre looked like 26 years ago.




    The RAK Expo Centre as seen in 1995.



    Honouring of culture and heritage during 1980 National Day celebrations.


    Ral Al Khaimah boasts a history that dates back to 5000BC.



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    nice share... but from where u get all those pics??

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    i got these pics from a local news paper..

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    oh ok... nice share

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    Nice sharing

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    zaberdast change....


    i think world is about to end now....

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    thanx guyzzz

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