About This Show
"Emirati Stories" is an audio podcast that gives you the opportunity to discover the Emirati culture and society through individual life stories and subjectivities. In a calm and friendly atmosphere, Emirati guests from a variety of backgrounds speak about themselves at their own pace, sharing their aspirations, motivations and sometimes also their doubts, going back to the roots and key influences of the past.
Halfway between journalism and literature, away from the whirlwind of geopolitical news, this programme aims at providing a foreign audience with new tools to understand the way people in the Arabian Gulf think and see the world around them.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
04 - Hanady Al Hashmi - The Mountaineer - Emirati Stories
Hanady Al Hashmi, 31, discovered a passion for mountains and mountaineering five years ago, after starting to hike through... the desert. Since then she has climbed four of the world’s Seven Summits - the highest peaks of each continent, switching between Abu Dhabi's heat and sandstorms, and icy weather on the world's most impressive glaciers. Last year Hanady became the first Emirati woman to make it to the top of Denali, North America’s highest mountain. --- Emirati Stories is a podcast dedicated to introducing the Emirati culture and society to a foreign audience, via personal interviews and subjective angles. Episode 04 was recorded in Abu Dhabi and hosted by Nathalie Gillet. Show notes and pictures are available on: www.emiratistories.com/04-hanady-al-hashmi Featured song:"Film III", by JoraneRead more »