Mar 26 2011

Let it snow!

I love snow! And I love how it turns me into a little kid bursting with excitement and eagerness to play with it…

“Bloudan (Arabic: بلودان‎) is a Syrian town located 51 kilometers north-west of the Damascus Governorate, in the Rif Dimashq Governorate and has an altitude of about 1500 meters. Bloudan is situated on top of a hill that overlooks the Zabadani plain and is surrounded by mountain forests.

Its moderate temperature and low humidity in summer attracts many visitors from Damascus and throughout Syria. It is also a major touristic destination, it is visited by thousands every year, mainly Arabs from Lebanon and the Arab Gulf. In winter, Bloudan is usually snowy, and as a result receives many skiers.”

Information retrieved from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Jan 29 2011

Destination: Qasr Al Sarab, Abu Dhabi

 

 

I was really in desperate need of some time off for a couple of days; Qasr Al Sarab seemed like a perfect retreat! The resort is secluded in the midst of the legendary Liwa Desert on the outskirts of the Empty Quarter (Rub’ Al Khali), one of the largest sand deserts of the world.

Qasr Al Sarab resort is located 180km from Abu Dhabi International Airport, car transportation with chauffeur can be arranged by the resort, they are in collaboration with GERMAN RENT A CAR, one of the most luxurious car rental companies. I’ve had concerns about the long drive to the resort, thankfully the car was an Audi A8 with plenty of passenger leg room so I didn’t have to worry about leg cramps! The road trip was two hours long but it was definitely worth it.

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Nov 26 2010

Innocence

“A child can attract anyone’s attention; even the most cold-hearted person will have some feelings towards a child, unless the person is a demonic monster. This attraction is due to the innocence of the child. When you are free from the grip of the ego, you, yourself, will become as innocent and playful as a child.” ~Amma


Oct 29 2010

A walk into the Wilderness


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Sep 12 2010

Make a wish…

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.”

~Anatole France



Aug 21 2010

Birds, Birds, Birds!


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Jul 18 2010

The Yawning Pelican

Pelicans have an odd yawning mechanism!

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Jun 30 2010

Destination: Bolu (Abant Gölü), Turkey

Abant Tabiat Parkı: Abant Gölü (Lake)

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Jun 29 2010

Destination: Bursa, Turkey

Mountain Uludağ: In Turkish Uludağ means “Great Mountain”

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Jun 29 2010

Destination: Istanbul, Turkey

Dolmabahçe Palace Main Gate

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