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Abu Dhabi’s VOR village became kids’ adventure playground


Abu Dhabi’s Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) Destination Village was open on the UAE capital’s Corniche Breakwater and transformed into an adventure playground for children of all ages. The village, which is free-to-enter, hosted the VOR stopover and the hardy fleet and crews who were contesting the round-the-world ocean epic. The Destination Village, the size of five football pitches was packed with edutainment and entertainment, highlighting Abu Dhabi’s union with the sea and its maritime heritage. There were dhow racing, pearl diving showcases, traditional sea shanty performances, ocean conservation exhibitions and activities such as conservation talks