Radisson Blu Al Aqah Beach Resort, Fujairah
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... is a town located along the Gulf of Oman on the east coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The town, the second largest on the east coast after Fujairah and is set on the picturesque bay of Khor Fakkan, which means "Creek of Two Jaws" in Arabic.
Khor Fakkan is a small town that is surrounded by rocky hills. Rocky Hills sounds like it should be the name of an overweight Australian 70s TV detective!! The hills are very craggy and devoid of any vegetation ...
... to see what is left when we head into the "old city" on Tuesday.
Now we are motoring along and Abdul is stopping to see where the Raddison Blu Resort is located. I gave him a map but it must not be good enough plus he says the road is closed because it was flooded a few days ago. With all the stops and the road work, we finally pass the Raddison Blue Resort, make a u-turn and pull up to the Dive Shop at 11:50 a.m. The ...
... at 48*C/118*F. Soon enough, we boarded the bus to head to the city of Fujairah. In a small town on the way to Fujairah sits the oldest mosque in the UAE, and one of the smallest in my opinion. Because it's Friday, the Islamic holy day, few Muslims work, so more men were at the mosque for the afternoon prayer. However, we still stopped to take pictures. I climbed up the hill to the 2 watch towers above to look at the tree farms all around.
Back on the road, we ...
The sunny skies greeted us as we pulled back the curtains. First impression of Fujairah is that it is mountainous. We were not expecting that as the last few stops we have been in flat lands and lots of sand. This port is very different. There were lots of colorful fishing boats gathered around making a nice photo opportunity.
We canceled our tour as it was to a beach resort. There was a duty free shop near the port, so we ...
... been thousands of people there ... all seeking a little shade and some just sat under the few trees they found to have a picnic ... entire families have barbecues everywhere ... it's the end of Ramadan.
We took advantage of going through "Friday Market" to buy some plants and also a carpet ... Tonight, they just connected us with gas ... Great!
21 août, Virée vers la péninsule Est.
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