Green Mubazzarah Park

Green Mubazzarah – a park in Al Ain (Abu Dhabi Emirate, UAE), at the feet of Jebel Hafeet, with lots of attractions: a geyser and hot-water springs, indoor swimming pools (separate for male and female), a kids playground and chalets for hire.


Jun 11, 2017


See also:

Mubazzarah Dam | Jebel Hafeet | Jebel Hafeet Mountain Road


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Hiking: Jebel Jais

Jebel Jais / Jabal Jais – a mountain in North-Western Hajar Mountains, in Ras al Khaimah emirate, the highest point in the UAE (around 1892-1910 m). The top of the mountain (1934 m) is located in Musandam Governorate in Oman. Therefore the highest peak of UAE is nearby Jebal Al Mebrah / Jabal Ybir (1527 m).

The temperature at Jebel Jais is lower than in lower parts of the UAE. During winter months, not every year howerever, there is snow on Jebel Jais.

At Jebel Jais slope on UAE side there is Jais Adventure Peak with:

  • Jebel Jais Flight – the world’s longest zipline (2832 m), it will take you 2-3 minutes to go down from 1680 m with the speed up to 150 km/h, opened in February 2018;
  • Jais Sky Tour;
  • Jais Sky Maze.

On the way to the top there are many view points and few observation decks – and next to the last one – at 1484 m – there is the highest located restaurant in UAE: “1484 by Puro”.


In the area of Jebel Jais there are 6 hiking trails (5 in lower part, 1 in upper part). You can dowlaoad the trail maps here.

In the photos below views from the upper part hiking trail via “Sunset Summit” (with UAE flag).

(click on the map to open a larger map – a pdf file – in a new window)







At Jebel Jais – Ras al Khaimah, UAE

June 2020


Ξ Jais Adventure Peak webpage

Ξ 1484 by Puro restaurant webpage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

⛭ Weather in Ras al Khaimah


See also:

Jebel Jais | Jebel Jais sunset | Full Moon at Jebel Jais | Cats


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Desert cycling – Al Qudra

Al Qudra (Seih Al-Salam) Cycling Path – around 80 km of cycling tracks in Al Qudra desert in Dubai (UAE). 


December 2019


Al Qudra Cycling Path, Seih Al-Salam, Dubai, UAE

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

⛭ Weather in Dubai


See also:

Cycling in Nad Al Sheba | Cycling with the view I | Cycling with the view II | Cycling with the view III | New Year’s Day Cycling


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The Herbal Corner – Wood

In the Herbal Corner (Ziołowy Zakątek), it is all about the herbs: for nutrition, health, wellbeing. That agritourism facility located in the heart of Podlasie, one of the cleanest parts of Poland, offers accomodation, alimentation and education. And all of that with herbal flavor.

Sights / Things to do in the Herbal Corner:

  • accomodation in traditional wooden farmhouses (moved here from different parts of Podlasie region), why not in a log cottage (a cabin in a log) or in dugout (cottage in the ground);
  • wake up call by a cock or a cow;
  • inn serves dishes made with farms’s own products from the ecological vegetable garden, the fields, the farm (eggs and dairy) and from the local forest;
  • Podlaski Botanical Garden (Podlaski Ogród Botaniczny) – 1500+ species of plants on 12 hectares land;
  • educational walks (e.g. herbal medicine) and workshops;
  • garlic “spa” in garlic corner;
  • pottery shop and workshops;
  • grocery store with local products;
  • herbal store Dary Natury (Gifts of Nature);
  • herbal library;
  • 17th-century wooden church with Biblical Garden;
  • Rosarium – rose garden with more than 150 species of roses, and the rose café;
  • swimming pool;
  • herbal spa;
  • kids playground;
  • bicycle rental.

 





May 2019


The Herbal Corner / Ziołowy Zakątek, Koryciny 73b, 17-315 Koryciny, Poland

Ξ Ziołowy Zakątek webpage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

⛭ Weather in Koryciny


See also:

The Herbal Corner – Flora | The Herbal Corner – Fauna


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