Five Continents Cassells Beach Resort And Spa - Ghantoot
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... modern reconstructions, not the original remains.
And adjoining the grounds was a children’s playground with lots of colorful modern play structures.
It wasn’t exactly what one would expect at a place that dates back about 4,000 years.
In fact, there was so little to see that we were out of the blazing sun and back in the air conditioned comfort of the bus in about 20 minutes.
Next stop was ...
Today we went to the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. It is a beautiful building and a very peaceful place of worship. All the women who visit have to wear an Abaya and a Shayla. It was crazy hot and the Mosque is all white with marble floors so it is like a huge reflector. After that we ran around the city and looked at some of the other major sites. Abu Dhabi is a great city. It is green, modern and retains its culture. It is like an Arabian Oasis, with a bunch of ...
... br> Last on the list, headed to the Mosque I had landed next to.... it's the largest in Abu Dhabi and simply breathtaking. The attention to detail in construction and finishing was exceptional, with inlaid marble designs on floors and walls, thick handmade carpets and some very elegant geometry. And very, very white.
Now back at the room repairing a few ...
... me even said she had some wooden Russian dolls to the guy and he told her to just go straight through.
I was so lucky to have Donna waiting for me on arrival and as I walked out into beautiful blue skies and perfect heat I finally realised the journey was over and I could begin the next part of my adventure, 9,000 miles on the other side of the world.
So today's top tip - Order vegetarian on the plane and get have the person next to you jealous and salivating.
... and then spy the 100 inch 3D concave TV on the wall as it starts playing a music video by PitBull, in which dozens of nearly naked women gyrate behind him as he raps about all the money and p***y he has. That pretty much sums up the UAE paradox. East meets west, the provincialism of Islam meets the progressive speed of capitalism. Patriarchy rules but women are revered and respected to be themselves.
Because only 10% of the population is Emirati, inevitability, they ...