Beached

At this time of year In Abu Dhabi, it’s way too hot to spend much time on the beach or in the water, so these colourful pedalos find themselves beached for the duration.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Anything Bicycles or Tricycles

Weekly Photo Challenge: A Face In The Crowd

This anonymous dog-walker, lost in his own thoughts but with his faithful pet loyally tagging along, may not even have noticed the exceptionally blue sea on a perfect autumn day at St Andrews harbour – nor all the other people with their dogs that surrounded him: at a respectful, privacy-preserving, distance, of course.

Weekly Photo Challenge: A Face In The Crowd

Weekly Photo Challenge: Ambience

Ambience: the sense of a place. This is poolside at the hotel on Sir Bani Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Quite possibly one of the most relaxing places we have ever been to (several times).

ambience

Weekly Photo Challenge: Ambience

Weekly Photo Challenge: Off-Season

In Abu Dhabi, August is off-season for anything to do with the beach – it’s just too hot. Which is why these pedalos were left high and dry on the sand until things started to cool off a bit.

Off-Season

Weekly Photo Challenge: Off-Season.

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion

Ah, the jet-ski: the noisy scourge of the Abu Dhabi beach. At least this one had the good grace to be a red foreground object.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion