Siji Hotel Apartments
Travel Blogs from Fujairah
... to work for NASA. Despite English not being their first language, Peter and his wife did remarkably well even when the tannoy announced an exercise in the event of an unauthorised hijack situation to commence in 15 minutes. Forgive my ignorance but is this as opposed to an authorised hijack??! We, the passengers were to await further instructions.
Lucky, the seminar was almost at an end so, as the last exercise Roisin and I were involved in, was ...
Our 69th country on the "countries visited list"
People often think that Dubai is a country; it is not. It is a one of 7 emirates (states) that make up UAE. Today we were in Fujairah, one of the smaller emirates and the only one situated on the gulf of Oman. It has become the major oil shipping port for oil from the oil producing emirate of Abu Dhabi. We ...
TL;DR: I made a playlist of videos here. I also made a map of the 4WD trip we did on the second day here.
On Friday 9/8/13 we did a roughly 500km 4WD trip starting in Dubai and heading southeast through Al Awir and Maleihah for some fun in the dunes before heading through the wadis (dry river beds) and mountains for the coast in the emirate of Fujeira. We also crossed through Shajah. This was an ...
... be covered, and unmarried couples cannot stay in the same hotel room. Ironically, this emirate used to be the most liberal until they were bailed out of near bankruptcy by the King of Saudi Arabia, a close friend to the sheikh of Sharjah. A condition of their help was that Sharjah would become a model Muslim state. After that, all of the liberty that the people living in Sharjah had experienced slowly went away. Now, if you are caught driving through Sharjah with an ...
... trick and on day 4 I felt much better. I reached ABC at 4130 metres after 1000 metres altitude gain during a strong 5th day’s hiking. This chilly spot was shrouded in cloud but a massive dump of snow in the evening cleared the air, and at dawn the next morning the massive peaks were revealed in full glory. Needless to say I was snap happy scampering through this wintry wonderland of fresh snow. ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center