Historically, astronomy has focused on observations of heavenly bodies. It is a close cousin to astrophysics. Succinctly put, astrophysics involves the study of the physics of astronomy and concentrates on the behavior, properties and motion of objects out there.
But it’s more than just a fortress, it sit on top of a well system that has run throughout the city of Sakakah for centuries. The current structure—consisting of a wall surrounded with four watchtowers and a water reservoir—is believed to have been built 200 years ago.
The falcon roundabout in Fujairah is appropriately located near the airport. Like other roundabout art in Fujairah this falcon is an Emirati icon. It recalls the days when Bedouins trained their falcon to hunt down meat in the desert and it highlights the way that in contemporary life in the UAE, falconry is a heritage sport that is growing in popularity.
The Square Olive is like most olive oil places - it has a variety of olive oils and vinegar's in big canisters that you can sample by using bread to dip into it. I thought the amount of oils and vinegar's, as well as the variety were pretty standard. Good selection and wide range of tastes. Several things, however, made this store stand out to me above the other oil/vinegar places I've visited ...