“It was the evening of our third day in Dubai. And once you have seen the malls (again) on the second day and looked at the (seriously crowded) beach on day three, I find nothing to do in Dubai.”
“And it wasn’t even like our first visit—it must have been visit number one thousand forty nine (Dubai is an invariable stopover for us to meet my husband’s sister and brother who live there). So when some friends suggested we drive to Fujairah, we said well, why not?”
To read of Gargi Habib’s visit to Fujairah, her impressions of the Hajar mountains, the authentic markets on the way, the low rise buildings that don’t give your neck that Dubai whiplash, the beautiful sea and beaches, the bull butting, the food, Gargi’s restaurant and hotel recommendations and her photos, check out this article:
Gargi Habib, 'Small Wonder', India Today Group Online (ITGO), 16 October 2008.
Dr Geoff Pound
Image: The beaches, the blue sea, the clear sky, the Hajars and the recreation in what Gargi calls, this ‘undiscovered emirate’. (Photo courtesy of Gargi Habib and ITGO from the above link)