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Liwa Oasis and Emirates Palace
Linda and I went on a tour to the amazing Liwa Oasis in the desert, and Abu Dhabi with Emirates Palace

 Linda on the dunes between Ghayati and Liwa  Ruwais-Ghayati-Liwa road  Overviewing the Empty Quarter, world's largest sand desert  Sand, sand, more sand. And a 4 lane highway!  No not mountains or hills - dunes! All sand!  Rest on roadside  Pool at Liwa Hotel  Liwa Hotel  Sunset over Moreeb Dune - largest in the world, 300 m high  The dune race track. Record from bottom to top? 12 seconds!  Road to Moreeb dune  Sunset in the Empty Quarter  View from our balcony, Liwa Hotel  Liwa Hotel entrance  Hotel garden  Amazing with all that green in the middle of the sanddunes!  View from the dune of the hotel  Fountain by entrance to Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi  Looking down the entrance stairway, Emirates Palace  Exhibition of next Abu Dhabi development - Cultural island, with Guggenheim Museum in front  Several futuristic looking museums will be part of the Cultural district  The future Performance Arts Museum, Abu Dhabi  Classical Museum, with a big umbrella against the sun  The car and the moon  Linda in Emirates Palace  Maritime Museum, Abu Dhabi