Fujairah Rotana Resort & Spa - Al Aqah Beach
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The base of the mountains were covered in fossils and just on the other side was a small village of a local tribe. We drove by and stopped at a camel farm where we learned that they are raised for racing, milk, and meat.
... Ocean before driving on to the oldest mosque in the UAE at al-Badiyah. No non-muslims were allowed inside as apparently 5 or so years previously some Russian tourists decided to sit inside the mosque drinking beer so the local government banned tour groups from entering the mosque. Nearby was the remains of an old Portuguese fortress which had great views over the mountains. Our final stop was at the Fujairah fortress, the oldest fortified building ...
... renovated its layered with plasters. Just behind the mosque, by going through the same entrance, you would see the two watch towers. Once you're up there you'll be in awe seeing the coast lines of Fujeirah which is already on the Gulf of Oman. The surrounding areas of the mosque were unearthed and used to be a dwelling place for reunions and activities.
On the way back to Dubai, as we drove back to the Kalba-Sharjah road, we were lucky at ...
... looked like the crumbling remains of a series of buildings. ‘Perhaps that’s the remains of the old fort that was destroyed by the Portuguese in the 17th century’, said Roisin.
‘If it is’, I started, ‘then they must have been ahead of their time. I don’t recall reading about the knights of Yore and the 999 TV channels they can get through satellite TV!’ I quipped pointing at the large if not rusted ...
... in public today, we are both wearing shorts. A gentleman at the front office stops me and says if I want to visit the mosque, I am going to need to put on an abbaya - the total black dress covering the entire body, plus a black scarf. I'm game so he gives me one which goes over my body but the sleeves are too skinny to get my hands through the holes so only my fingers are sticking out. The mosque was Bidiya Mosque and is dated about ...