Posted on January 20, 2021
It’s not really bull-necked, of course: an optical illusion caused by use of a telephoto lens.
However, the natural pattern of the giraffe’s hide is very characteristic.
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Cee’s theme for her Black & White Challenge this week is something long.
Well, a giraffe came to mind – such as this one in the Game Reserve on Sir Bani Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
Posted on January 28, 2020
Frank was probably thinking more about domestic pets for his theme this week of ‘Cat’. However, we haven’t had a pet cat since the late eighties, so we will have to settle for another member of the feline family, rather higher up the food chain.
This cheetah was in the game reserve on Sir Bani Yas island in Abu Dhabi. They’re very elusive (as well as rather noble-looking), so we were lucky to be able even to see one in the flesh, let alone to get close enough to capture a halfway decent image.
Posted on January 15, 2020
Not all forms of public transport are stressful, commuting nightmares. This is the catamaran which ferries guests from the mainland to Sir Bani Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
Posted on November 26, 2019
When we lived in Abu Dhabi, our go-to place for a little peace and relaxation was the Sir Bani Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi. This was the swimming pool.
Posted on October 22, 2019