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Spread across Abu Dhabi is a delightful collection of mosaics, mostly in pedestrian underpasses.
Currently a festival is underway at Qasr al Hosn, which dates back to the 18th century and is the oldest building in Abu Dhabi.
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.
Most drivers skip through this town as they travel towards Oman’s mountains and wadis, but Al Buraimi is definitely worth a stop.
Only one hour by car from the Al-Ain border, Sohar offers a break from hectic Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Soaring above the charming desert city of Al Ain is Jebel Hafeet, one of the most stunning landmarks in the Middle East.
One challenge Nepal faces is energy: the country simply does not have enough of it, despite ample sources of water.
Thirty minutes from Kathmandu’s international airport is Bhaktapur, long ago the capital of Nepal and one of the three important kingdoms in the region.
Among the eye-catching and eye-opening sights in Delhi is the spice bazaar along Khari Baoli road.
The David of Sassoon Statue a landmark in downtown Fresno for over forty years, is a focal point of pride for local Armenian-Americans.
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.