Friday, August 6, 2010

Sky watching at the top of the rugged mountain

Al Ain had experienced some sandstorms these past few days. Often times the sun was playing hide and seek while the harsh wind kicked up the sand which resulted to decreased visibility. There were times that I needed to wear my sunglasses even at night to protect my eyes.

Here are some of the photos taken at the top of Jebel Hafeet and Mercure Grand Hotel (in the garden adjacent to the swimming pool).

east 
north
west

In February 2010, I have posted a photo of the palace at the top of Jebel Hafeet taken with 18-55mm lens, photo shown below was taken with 18-200mm zoom lens. Unfortunately, the sky was gray and gloomy, I  couldn't appreciate the difference but just the same, I want to share it with you guys.

To brighten up my day, I've decided to include this photo. Taken yesterday just before the sunset at Abu Dhabi Road.

My entry for Skywatch Friday
Go and visit the main page for more beautiful skies all over the world.

 Have a nice day my fellow bloggers! Time to sleep, am still on tonight......my 4th night shift for this week. Will visit your blogs tomorrow.

Word of the day: sharq is the Arabic word for east. Salaam!

7 comments:

  1. Nice sh0t and place,muka lang ang init tignan ng paligid nung first ph0to!pero ganda ng view

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  2. The palace is fantastic, but the skies even more so! Beautiful views from up there!

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  3. Marvelous captures of your gloomy skies! I do hope the sandstorms go away soon, but your photos are always superb! Have a lovely weekend, Misalyn!

    Sylvia

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  4. You brightened my day with the shots, Misalyn. Hope you're keeping well. Blessings and hugs Jo

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  5. Wow, those are stunning pictures. Have a great weekend.

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  6. The views are incredible Misalyn, even with the hazy skies. I especially like the western view.

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