Bush Camp to Al Ain to Mercure Grand Hotel, U.A.E. November 13, 2022
I haven’t had internet for a couple of days and so if I do not post that will be why. I am not dead nor will I be in jail… with any luck!
I had a fabulous sleep: It was quiet, my mattress was perfect, I was warm and the noise was only traffic noise which soon became white noise.
We had a late departure because we weren’t going that far. Our first stop was in Al Ain at Al Qattara Oasis-
A sitting area-
We stopped at a supermarket for supplies and lunch next door was awesome. I had Fattoush which is salad-
falafel, pita bread, garlic sauce and chai for $6.50. Amazing. From there we headed to our hotel which was high on a mountain –
All of a sudden we went from flat dry desert to the Jebel Mountains which are the only mountains in U.A.E. They are 1300 m above sea level, 17 km long and 4 km wide. This road is one among 10 great mountain roads of the world. We are staying at the Mercure Grand Hotel which has mini golf-