Danat Al Ain Resort
Travel Blogs from Al Ain
... found in the area. We did find being there extremely hot. The car reported 46 degrees. And the car was under a shade. We decided to find the shopping mall. It was a big mall but nothing like the Mall of the Emirates. This one was more aimed at the local population. It was an amazing experience to see something not so westernised. We had a wonderful lunch there at a Lebanese restaurant called the Lebanese Flower. We sat at the window and watch people outside getting into ...
... were chickens, rabbits, sheep, goats, cattle and, of course, camels of every size. Including one 2 day old and one 3 day old camel......and these are NOT little babies in any sense of the word. On the other hand, the baby goats are tiny and soooo cute! The one I saw was all curled up like my fur kids do and it was so adorable! Before leaving the camel market, we did go to the slaughter house to see where these animals go after purchase. ...
DAY 149-150 – 28/05/13 – 29/05/13 – ABU DHABI – AL AIN
After a quick pack and an even quicker taxi ride, we were on the bus heading to the desert oasis of Al Ain. We were not staying in the town though and the final destination would be at the very top of UAE's second biggest mountain top and mountain range, Jebel Hafeet. After two hours in an ice cold and extremely new bus we arrived in the town of Al Ain. ...
... looking forwards to this trip, and I know Mark and Wendy were keen to show us one of their favorite spots, but it was not to be on this trip...maybe next time! So, whilst the rest of the gang paid a visit to The Club, me and Shirley visited a souk that is part of the Shangri La hotel complex. We bought Shirley a necklace with her name written in Arabic, as well as a local costume for International day at school. The following day, Saturday, in lieu of the camp, we visited ...
... with a misbehaving air con, but sweltering suits the desert landscape we had come to see. First sight was the highest mountain in the UAE which (thankfully) required a drive rather than a hike. We then visited a fort, the remains of some tombs and an oasis.
Thanks also to Miss Tam for a gorgeous dinner party. The meal was fantastic, real ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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