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UAE: Snoopy? Where?

Our weekend getaway towards the UAE East Coast started in a usual pre-weekend traffic jam multiplied by cycling competition in Dubai. So we arrived to our destination in the dark of the night and checked into our seaside cabin. After several hours sitting in a car, the dinner in a restaurant design a la 80’s was delicious.

During the morning walk on the beach, not far from the shore there was this rock resembling to a famous character from Peanuts comics, Snoopy.



The resort also looked beautiful in the daylight – with a lot of greenery. I found out just recently that most of the trees in the Emirates are imported, especially the highest ones.



I should have realised that sooner, where would it grow here? The surroundings of the resort looks like this:



Nevertheless, another trip to this place is definitely on the cards. The rock is a famous snorkelling spot with a very rich sea life, which invites to utilise a nearby PADI diving center and watersport kit rental.



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