The city of Shajah is the capital of the Emirate of Shajah funnily enough. The city and emirate of Shajah border the city and emirate of Dubai. In fact as you drive from one city to the other, unless someone points it out, the gap between the buildings of each city are imperceptible.
Amanda, Christine and I headed off to … Continue reading – Photos and more
Leaving Ras Al Khaimah on the morning of Tuesday, 2nd January, we headed for Dibba in Fujairah Emirate on the East coast of the peninsula, on the Bay of Oman. The intention was to spend 3 nights in a 2 Bedroom cottage at Sandy Beach Hotel and Resort, situated right on the beach.
The kids and Christian were due back … Continue reading – Photos and more
On the 31st of December we set off in the early afternoon heading north of Dubai along the coast. There were seven of us bundled into the Pajero, 4 adults and 2 children and one baby. We had booked ahead into the Ras Al Khaimah Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah which is the capital of the Emirate of Ras Al … Continue reading – Photos and more
Our Dubai Xmas holiday with the family continues.
Fridays in the Muslim world is the main religious day of the week and so it mirrors our Sunday. Sunday is a normal working day and Saturday is the same as our Saturday. So on Friday the 28th we decided to have a “hang around home” day with “Sunday(Friday) Lunch” at a … Continue reading – Photos and more
The grandkids were not in the mood for being dragged around to satisfy the touring granparents, so Chris and I headed off to catch some of Dubai’s hidden treasures and historic culture which appears mainly to be the souqs in the old part of town. A souq is a market place and they range from spices to textiles, gold and … Continue reading – Photos and more