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Travel to the UAE

This is one of the features of the Emirates. In the UAE, not only a lot of sand, but also interesting buildings, and most of them are modern buildings that seemed to be specially made to become the largest and brightest in the world.

Going to the UAE, I expected to see a lot of unusual for myself. After all, a huge sandy desert is a rare phenomenon for our country.

Arriving at Abu Dhabi airport, I immediately armed myself with a tablet and placed an order for a car using the portal www.eavtoprokat.ru/prokat-avto/united-arab-emirates. Since there are a lot of luxury cars in the country, the choice of cars offered was very unusual. Most of the cars offered at the box office, I obviously could not afford. But even cheaper cars would look very bright on the streets of European cities. I decided not to spend a lot of money on a car, because I assumed that in the future I would find a more rational use of my finances. Choosing a good car with air conditioning and a comfortable interior, I hit the road. By the way, I chose the Toyota Camry.

In Abu Dhabi, indeed, many buildings simply grow to the very heavens, making it look like an American city with an oriental flavor.

One of the highlights in the city is the local palace. Al Hosh is one of the symbols of the city and the oldest building. He not only served as the residence of the local sheikh, but was also a fortress protecting the city. But the snow-white walls of the fortress seem to be just a mockery compared to high-rise buildings not far from here, surpassing Al Hosh by hundreds of meters in height. Alas, it was not possible to get inside the fort because it turned out to be closed to the public, so I had to limit myself to an external examination of its walls.

Thus, with a tour of the ancient sites, I finished just an hour. The exhausting heat did not contribute to a long walk through the hot streets. And I gladly went to the park, which I saw from the window of my car. Although the trees did not really hide me, but the proximity of several fountains and fresh greens made me get used to the city, entirely consisting of glass and asphalt.

From there I went on foot to the embankment, which is located just three minutes walk. From there, there is an excellent view of the ocean, and it itself represents an almost continuous park, stretching for several kilometers, and decorated with several beautiful fountains. In the distance, on the other side, you can see the numerous skyscrapers of the city, it is especially pleasant to walk along the embankment in the evening, when the sun does not burn you so much.

Then I decided to go to Dubai, besides the other notable cities are also located in the eastern part of the country. Journey through the desert was interesting only at first, when the unusual landscape distracted from the scorching sun and brilliant sand. But when I saw Dubai, I was delighted, as if I had come home.

The city turned out to be much more interesting places. In addition to the many modern buildings in the city, you can see old buildings and even colorful boats remaining in the local port, despite the presence of many convenient boats. In the evening, I looked with admiration at the local fountain, which beat multi-colored jets into the night sky directly from the surface of the lake. The jets reached a hundred meters high – a truly beautiful sight.

In the city, you can watch the life of the inhabitants of the sea, just by going to one of the entertainment centers. There is a huge aquarium that hides thousands of fish.

Another bright page of the city is the highest building in the world. There are numerous shopping centers there, which made it possible to get inside and even look at Dubai and the desert from the observation deck from a height of almost 500 meters. Prices there are not weak. Therefore, I tried to bypass local institutions.

Of course, this is not all the sights of the city – there are many of them, but it was necessary to examine them in the late afternoon in order not to worry about the high temperature. In general, the cities of the United Arab Emirates, it seemed, were specially created in order to show all the most huge and expensive things that one can see – buildings, cars, hotels, restaurants.

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