Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort
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... we arrived at the hotel where we have to stay. The kind of hotel where we stayed is actually overwhelming for the kind of trips we did and the time spent. Considering that we arrived very late in the evening and had to check out the next day at midday, it was too much to pay for even if we say that it was during Ramadan season and the rates are really low. The kind of trip that we made is actually good for a motel-kind-of-stay since we just needed a ...
... there are only 3 choices of organised tour from the ship of which one is a trip to a nearby hotel where you can relax by the pool, enjoy their spa facilities and have a buffet lunch and pay €40 for the privilege, things must be desperate. Who would pay for this when all the above is free on board!!
We continued to walk along the Corniche past what supposed to be a park. This was a narrow but lengthy strip of land between the promenade and the beach ...
... ships at anchor off the coastline, waiting to receive oil headed to other parts of the world.
Fujairah city has a population of about 130,000 people of which 80% are expatriates. It is mountainous but also receives enough rain to grow dates and other crops. Being on the coast, fishing is also important.
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... trip. I'd never gone through dunes in ...anything really... before. A friend (I'll call him Jim) who came with us had done it 4 times before and basically used the UAE Offroad book as his starting point. We started with the Fossil Rock route in Hatta (an enclave of Dubai) and then tacked on some other routes taking us through the mountains. This is a very useful guide and I think one also exists for Oman which ...
... the ripples in the sand!
Doing this tour was a great way to see more of the country. I visited 2 new emirates and drove through 1 more, Ras Al Khaimah. My tour guide, Luca, was very informative and I learned a lot more about the land and people here. The Emirate people are very inclusive but they welcome visitors with open arms, and there seems to be a tolerance here that might not be in other places. It's understandable since, at least for Dubai, tourism is its biggest ...