Fujairah Rotana Resort & Spa - Al Aqah Beach
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For my birthday, I made it a point to plan a weekend just for me. The past number of weekends I had been traveling back and forth from Al Ain to Abu Dhabi and Dubai for interviews, open houses and various work functions. So I planned a trip to the coast, to a small and poor emirate called Fujairah. It is north of Al Ain about an hour and 45 minutes …
... size: 17px; line-height: normal; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto;">We baked in the sun for about 40 minutes wondering what our driver's back up plan was since every effort seemed to just bury the car more. But, between the camel herder, our driver, and a shovel, he finally got unstuck. So, we left our little area of lizards and camel dung and hopped back in to continue to the mountain range.
... 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 ...
... we arrived at the hotel where we have to stay. The kind of hotel where we stayed is actually overwhelming for the kind of trips we did and the time spent. Considering that we arrived very late in the evening and had to check out the next day at midday, it was too much to pay for even if we say that it was during Ramadan season and the rates are really low. The kind of trip that we made is actually good for a motel-kind-of-stay since we just needed a ...
... was overpowering probably due to the counters having yet to be wiped down. There was still a fair amount of blood and guts strewn around the place. One fishmonger was beating the **** out of something with a big stick but we couldn't see what it was as he was behind a counter. I’m assuming it was a large fish and not one of his employees caught sleeping on the job!!
It didn't take us long to realise that this town didn't really have a lot going for ...