Archives for Air – land – quality of life
As you get closer to Liwa, the dunes start to rise and they are layered with stretches of green from the area’s timeless oases.
As you complete the drive down the E-22 highway from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates, terra cotta-hued sand dunes rise above the highway.
At the base of Jebel Hafeet is the Green Mubazzarah, a lush verdant area offering a sharp contrast to much of the desert in Abu Dhabi.
In the Middle East, the Hafeet Mountains between the Khatm al Shakla border crossing and Wadi Jizzi checkpoint is an incredible area to explore in Oman.
There is a guerrilla war going on in the middle of the Georgian capital, Tbilisi: activists struggle over green space and greenbacks.
Around Khor Kalba, in a remote corner of Sharjah on the United Arab Emirates’ east coast, wildlife is making an impressive comeback.
Many of the mangroves have disappeared as the United Arab Emirates witnesses stratospheric economic growth, but the government is making an effort to protect them, such as the ones in eastern Abu Dhabi.
An interesting look Abu Dhabi is the Mina Fish Market, which anchors the city’s corniche. One can view an aspect of family life--and overfishing.
Soaring above the charming desert city of Al Ain is Jebel Hafeet, one of the most stunning landmarks in the Middle East.
Animal species almost forgotten are a treasure for Serbian biodiversity. A Slow Food project is now struggling for their preservation.
Some of the best spots in for hiking in the Middle East are in Ras al-Khaima (RAK), the emirate perched upon the far north of the UAE.
Once you are settled at the hotel in your special corner of the Levant, the Dead Sea shocks the senses. Swimming and dunking under water are beastly tasks.