King’s Day

Dutch King’s Day celebrations at The Palm Fountain (the largest fountain in the world!) in Dubai, UAE – with the song Zij Gelooft in Mij (She believes in me) by André Hazes and the Dutch color: orange 🧡

The Netherlands celebrate King Willem Alexander’s birthday (Kings’s Day) on 27 April.


April 27, 2021



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Just enjoy the show

IMAGINE – light, laser, water and fire show at Dubai Festival City in Dubai, UAE. Free daily entertainment with 30 fountains and surround sound. It it the largest water screen projection and largest permanent projection mapping in the world (Guinness World Record).



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Dubai Mall

Dubai Mall – the world’s second largest shopping mall (by total area – 502,000 m²) and 26. by  gross leasable area. Opened in May 2009, it used to be the world’s largest shopping mall and in 2011 – the most visited builiding (54 million people). The Dubai Mall is a part of Downtown Dubai complex and includes more than 1200 shops (and among them – the biggest candy shop in the world) and apart from that:


August 2020


Ξ Dubai Mall webpage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

⛭ Weather in Dubai


See also:

Dubai World Records: Dubai Mall | The WaterfallWaterfall and ducks | Deep Blue: Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo | Fish | The souk | Sugar, ah honey, honey… | To be like 007


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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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Imagine… A Child’s Dream

IMAGINE – light, laser, water and fire show at Dubai Festival City in Dubai, UAE. Free daily entertainment with 30 fountains and surround sound. It it the largest water screen projection and largest permanent projection mapping in the world (Guinness World Record).


February 2020


Schedule – weekdays:
19.00  Stardancer
19.30  A Child’s Dream
20.00  Pirates Tale
21.00  A Child’s Dream
21.30  Pirates Tale
22.00  Stardancer

Schedule – weekends (Fridays & Saturdays):
19.00  Stardancer
19.30  A Child’s Dream
20.00  Pirates Tale
21.00  A Child’s Dream
21.30  Pirates Tale
22.00  Stardancer
22.30  A Child’s Dream
23.00  Pirates Tale


IMAGINE Dubai – Festival Bay, Crescent Dr, Dubai Festival City, Dubai

Ξ IMAGINE Show homepage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

⛭ Weather in Dubai


See also:

Just enjoy the show | Fire & water | Imagine… Stardancer | The show I | The show II


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