Five Continents Cassells Beach Resort And Spa - Ghantoot
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... me with the scary rides I'm just able to go on the wave pool and the second lazy river. Kevin on the other hand manages to psyche himself up to go on the scary liwa loop ride, which is basically a straight cannister drop in a tube. Very scary! Before kev came down a lady got stuck and some guy had to strip down to his briefs as his clothes were too baggy for the tube, he was told that he would get stuck if he didn't ...
oh wow...cannot believe that time is running so fast. I arrived in Abu Dhabi almost three months ago already and start to settle down. Finally after endless 5 weeks in a hotel I managed to find a nice apartment in Al Reem Island and same time my container arrived from Mombasa and ...very good to know that we have an in house Packing and Removal department who arranged all custom clearance, transport and unstuffing in my new home. I am staying in Beach Towers in 21st floor (out ...
... the car in front got totally stuck on a sand dune so we all had to get out and let our driver go and pull him out with a rope on our car! This gave us a chance to get out and take some photos!!
Then when we got back we had a ride on a camel, watched a falcon show, attempted sand duning, had a nice BBQ and sat around a camp fire!
All in all a cracking day! :)
... to cover my hair. The mosque was huge! Really clean and it was interesting to hear the background and detail about the mosque from our tour guide. The chandeliers were made in Austria for the swarovski crystals and Venice (murano island) for the glass. We visited Murano island last summer so it was nice to know that we had been to exactly the place which made the glass for the chandelier in front of us! Small world!!
Last night we went out for drinks in Heroes ...
... a small waterfront area and had a much better of the hotel and also of the Presidential Palace. The Emirates Palace hotel has something like 140 domes on it, from very tiny to the large one over the main part. But the only way to get a good photo is from across the bay.
The Presidential Palace is our next stop, or rather our drive by. We didn't get our invitations in time to go in and meet the President so we just drove up his entryway ...
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