Doug's Photo Blog
An offering of images from Charleston, South Carolina, and travels elsewhere.
Monday, May 20, 2013
A Courtyard Oasis
Courtyard, Al Ain Palace Museum, Al Ain, UAE © Doug Hickok All Rights Reserved
A courtyard at Sheikh Zayed's Palace in the oasis town of Al Ain was a refuge from arid desert. Walls built around the palace enclosed an area that was ideal for shade trees and quiet rooms for retreat from the heat.
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