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HAFIDZ YOUNG SCIENTIST

I am Hafidz, the young scientist.This blog is about my exciting homeschooling journey.It will remains as my sweet memories forever. Glad to share the special moments with you !!!


Thursday, February 11, 2010

WELCOME HOME!!

On 7 of February, my big brother Shuhaib arrived home from  Fujairah UAE. He is an engineer and had been working in FUJAIRAH for 6 months already under .
Right now, he is on holiday and at the end of this coming February, he will be posting to SHOIBA, about 95 km south of JEDDAH. He brought "ole-ole" for all of us. I got mine too...Thank you bro for this gamis. I like it very much.




With GENIUS, my beloved cat. I will introduce all my precious cats in my next post!!


Where is AL-FUJAIRAH? Lets see on the map.


Everybody was trying their gamis and got ready for solat. It was so comfortable but......I felt awkward to do my daily chaos in this outfit. Playing football? Are you kidding? Of course not......!!!



NO MATTER WHAT..FIVE TIMES A DAY 
TO CLEAN OUR SOULS.....
TO BECOME A BETTER PERSON
TO LEAD THE WORLD


ALLAH THE MIGHTY....
ALLAH THE GREATEST.....
ALLAH THE MERCIFUL.........
BLESS ALL OF US............
BLESS THE WHOLE WORLD......
AMEEN......

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(GUIDANCE CORNER)

 

Fujairah International Marine Club (FIMC) was set up in 1999 in order to take part and host some of the world’s most exhilarating aquatic sports.

Since then, with the collaboration of the Dubai International Marine Club and the Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club, FIMC has hosted several powerboat races bringing international recognition to emirate of Fujairah.



The FIMC organizes international events such as offshore powerboat and formula 2000 powerboat championships, sailing and jet ski competition as well as several traditional marine sports such as shush, UAE dhow and rowing races. FIMC also proud itself in being a social club with fun activities such as underwater cleanups, local fishing and raft building competition.

The facilities at the FIMC include a dive club, fishing trips, summer holiday activities for children, Jet Ski and boat hire, and a restaurant. The FIMC facilities include boat berthing.

Conveniently located on the corniche and magnificent of the Indian Ocean, the club is an ideal centre for all marine sports and leisure activities.



ABOUT FUJAIRAH CITY

Often referred to, as the Arabian Jewel the emirate of Fujairah is a beautiful, hospitable and safe tourist destination. The emirate has rich culture, heritage and tradition. It is also beginning a period of dynamic economic development with many new exciting projects about to ‘break ground’.

In a country renown for its desert terrain Fujairah’s uniqueness lies in the rugged Hajar Mountains which are the perfect backdrop to the Indian Ocean and the beautiful unspoiled beaches and coral reefs that attract divers from all over the world. Numerous water sports like swimming, yachting, water surfing and deep-sea fishing attract tourists all round the year.

 


 Fujairah's main occupation in the past was fishing and agriculture. Nowadays the Port of Fujairah with its strategic position claims the 2nd most important bunkering port in the world with many shipping companies and other related businesses having set up offices there. At anytime one can look out to sea and expect to see a significant numbers of large vessels, offshore at the Fujairah Anchorage.






Fujairah holds a unique position in the UAE. It is the only emirate that lies on the eastern side of the UAE, along the Gulf of Oman. Fujairah UAE stands out from the surrounding desert landscape and arid plains, rising like the mountainous meridian it is. Though it’s the only one of all the emirates that isn’t blessed with a Persian Gulf coastline, the area lurches along the Gulf of Oman offering a expansive and picturesque coast. The Ruler of Fujairah, His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, succeeded his father in 1974























 OTHER TRADITIONAL EVENTS ON FUJAIRAH




Bullfighting

A Traditional sport that is unique to the Emirate of Fujairah is bullfighting. Do not confuse this with the Spanish version of bullfighting! Spectators from as arena and the massive zebus lock their horns and wrestle until one turns tail and flees. There are rules and regulations, known only to those participating. Alternate Fridays on cornice nr. Kalaba roundabout
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Souqs (Markets)

Just after Masafi is the popular Friday Market, which opens daily from 8 am to 10 pm. selling local pottery, carpets, plants, toys, fruit and vegetables. Prices are competitive and bargaining is a must. You’ll find a smaller souq in Fujairah (opposite the Fish and Vegetable Souq) and another smaller one at Al Bidya.




Al Bidyah Mosque

The mosque is located off the road between Khorfakkan and Dibba near the coastal village of Al Bidyah, which has historical and natural characteristics. 38 kms to the north of Fujairah, 7kms to the north of Khorfakkan and 25kms to the south of Dubba. Studies have proven the mosque was built around 1446, making it the oldest standing mosque in the U.A.E.



Fujairah Museum
 
Situated close to Fujairah Fort, the Museum is a small modern building, where many of the artifacts found in archaeological digs at Qidfa, Bithnah and other places are on display. It is open from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm and 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm daily except Saturday.

The Museum consists of 2 main sections: Archaeology and Ethnography.



Heritage Village

Heritage Village has a good selection of traditional houses and fishing boats and portrays traditional life on the East Coast. Other exhibits include cooking utensils, farming tools and other items as well as the Al Yazrah well system used for irrigating fields, which uses is working bull.





 

Fujairah Forts
 
There are several forts around with Fujairah Fort the most well known. The fort at al Hayl was established by Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamdan al-Sharqi between 1932 and 1938. Sheikh Abdullah lived in the house on a permanent basis until around 1958. Bithnah fort was established sometime after 1745, has guarded the strategic route across the Hajar Moustains via Wadi Ham since the 18th Century.





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