Danat Al Ain Resort
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDanat Al Ain Resort
Nice pools, food and drink. Very comfortable bed.
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Up soon after eight on Monday, Deb has booked us into a place for the night close to the boarder. Somehow we skip breakfast (unless you count Deb eating a banana from the fruit bowl) and head off in the car. We feel we missed out on the great mosque full experience by not actually going in on Friday so plan another visit. On Friday we drove …
... was not busy at all. Raewyn just had to concentrate to stay in the lines. The Pieter spotted a camel. He got very excited. The eventually we saw more and more camels. The desert was impressive. When we got to Al Ain we found the local museum without an wrong turns. Getting into Al Ain was a huge series of roundabouts. At the museum there was a bit fort. It looked like a giant sand castle. The museum itself was very interesting and well laid out. It had a good display ...
... The next stop, the Palace where the current president of the UAE grew up during his teen years. This is a beautiful palace, however, nothing compared the current palace he is building in Abu Dahbi. We'll be seeing that later in the week. We also saw the Jahili fort which was where the sheik spent his early childhood years.
After lunch, it was off to the camel market. This is the Middle Eastern version of visiting the stockyards in the ...
... lounging around taking in the impressive views of both the mountain and the ever changing sand dunes. We were presented with a small sand storm that turned everything orange for a while and then once again had the whole town of Al Ain put on a light show for us. Jebel Hafeet was a great place to spend a few days resting and recuperating and even though we did not know it before we arrived, having nothing to do was exactly what we needed. ...
Dinner tonight was takeaway chicken briyani. Must be good place to get food as many Arab cars parked outside, many shoes left outside and many men sitting on the ground eating. Everyone seems to eat in privacy, curtains or partitions in all the cafes / restaurants we found ourselves in.
Dinner was eaten at Trudy's little place, after the neighbour cats were feed and Joshua showered. I decided to clean the dishes, nearly done and went ...