Photo: Strait of Hormuz, a busy waterway for oil and gas tankers

This long oil and gas tanker traffic jam is off the coast of Fujairah emirate, near the Strait of Hormuz. Driving along the road from Dibba to Fujairah, we stopped to admire a very old mosque and a fortress in Biddiyah, when I saw this line of tankers on the sea. I could not stop watching and counting the vessels.

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Chandelier in the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi, UAE

This magnificient chandelier, decorated with Swarowski cristals, gold and other precious stones, hangs in the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi. It is one of the four identical chandeliers, each weighing 2 tonnes. There are still three more chandeliers, two larger (8 tons) and one even larger (12 tons). Of course, with more Swarowski cristals, precious stones and gold.

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