Our Travels and other Themes

Abu Dhabi 2017
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Arrival Abu Dhabi

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View from hotel

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Eastern Mangrove Hotel

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Yep, we are in the Emirates

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Short hike, getting warm

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Refreshment

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King size Laro on our drive to Qasr Al Sarab

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Qasr Al Sarab Hotel

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Terrace Qasr Al Sarab

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Lobby Qasr Al Sarab

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Our 'appartment'

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View from hotel

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Little waterfalls everywhere - not a bad place to be

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View from pool to hotel

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View from hotel room

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Sun set

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On our way to Al Falaj, an Arabic BBQ under a clear sky

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Al Falaj

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Dinner including camel and falcon

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Live cooking

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Fresh bread baked at the spot

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New day. Time to explore the 'Empty Quarter'

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Old restored Liwa Fort

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Palm trees serve as roof

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Walls made from mud bricks - great protection except when it rains

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Liwa Fort

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Green houses - growing vegetables using minimal amount of water

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Egg plants

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Tomatoes

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Next stop a visit to race camels

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And off course a bit of off-road into the desert

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Close to the spot where Star Wars 7 was filmed

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Another sun set

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St. Regi Abu Dhabi Hotel

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Sheikh Zayed Mosque - over the top

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Sheikh Zayed Mosque - can host over 41'000 people

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Sheikh Zayed Mosque - Swarovski did good business

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Heritage Village in Abu Dhabi

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Emirates Palace hotel

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Cappaccino with gold flakes in the Emirates Palace hotel

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High tea in the Emirates Palace hotel

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Sky line from 74th floor of the Jumeirah hotel

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Yellow boats

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Everything owned by the royal family...

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Abu Dhabi sky line from the Yellow Boat

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Yas Marina and Racetrack Hotel

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Yas Marina Formula 1 Circuit

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Last evening before heading back

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Back home - wonderfull trip