The last stop on our cruise with Mein Schiff 6 was the small island of Sir Bani Yas about 170 kilometers southwest of Abu Dhabi in the Persian Gulf. In addition to a beautiful beach exclusively for cruise guests, the island has, above all, the largest wildlife reserve in Arabia. The nature park is home to over 13,000 wild animals such as oryx antelopes, mountain gazelles, Barbary sheep, cheetahs and giraffes and can be visited on a guided safari. Things …» Read the full blog post
Travel Reports » Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi with its approximately 1.5 million inhabitants is the capital of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates. Since the 1970s, a chessboard-like master plan has transformed the city into a modern metropolis thanks to the revenues from oil production. Besides the modern skyline with many skyscrapers, the Sheikh Zayid Mosque is one of the city’s most famous landmarks. It is the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates and the eighth largest in the world.
Abu Dhabi was the first stop after the start of our 7-day cruise with Mein Schiff. We already paid a short visit to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, ten years ago and were curious to see what has changed here over time. Since we only had one day to explore the city, we opted for a classic Hop-On Hop-Off tour directly from the Cruise Terminal. Things to know about Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi with its approximately …» Read the full blog post
Today we visited one of the most luxurious hotels in the world with the Emirates Palace. Due to the luxury facilities, the hotel does not call itself a hotel, but a “palace”.» Read the full blog post
After Dubai we drove with our rental car to Abu Dhabi. Here we chose the Vision Hotel Apartments for 2 nights and chose a Hop On Hop Off tour from Big Bus to explore the city.» Read the full blog post