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Madera travelers Manuel and Estela Rios recently returned from the United Arab Emirates, where they visited the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, both on the Persian Gulf coast.

Manuel said they flew on Emiratres out of San Francisco. The 14-hour trip took them over Russia, Iran and Iraq, among other places.

One of their visits was to the desert, which he said is different from California deserts.

“The sand is like powder,” he said, “and even though it is hot, the sand is cool.” ...


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