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     Camels race during at the Al Marmoum camel race in Dubai on April 2, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    Camel racing: Centuries-old sport with a modern twist

    It's with some trepidation that I set off for the Al Marmoum camel race in Dubai. I am expected to be familiar with camel racing, an ancient tradition in the region. But despite my attempts to dress in a kandora, a UAE national dress, my modern outlook on life means I am a total outsider in this world.