April 22, 2011 Posted by Marina in Blackthorn walking Sticks, Canes and walking sticks, Irish walking Canes, Walking Canes, Walking Sticks
A Step Back in Time
Situated south of the capital of the United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, Dubai provides an interesting cultural escape for nomads who are seeking a unique holiday destination. Walkers, in particular, will enjoy visiting the Bastakiya neighborhood in Dubai, which came into being at the end of the 1800s (the small community founded and established by jewel and textile merchants from Iran). Walkers, of course, can make full use of their Irish blackthorn walking stick when wending through the neighborhood’s narrow streets, all which feature of myriad of galleries, cafes, stores, small hotels, and eateries. You will
feel like you’ve suddenly stepped into another place and time.
A Perfect Place to Use an Irish Blackthorn Walking Stick
Naturally, then, you’ll want to stay in the Bastakiya section of Dubai while you are visiting the city. Begin your day by enjoying breakfast at one of the neighborhood’s cafes. When you traverse through the small cordoned area, you’ll note many large courtyards screened by lattice partitions and shaded from the heat of day – a perfect place to use an Irish blackthorn walking canes. That’s because walking is the best way to see the sights in the city. Therefore, you can cover a lot of ground on your Dubai holiday.
Indeed, you will span quite a distance as you ramble over city paths past homes with wind towers –structures used for channeling cool air into building interiors (also used for offices and houses in Iran). As your journey takes you toward Dubai Creek, use your
Irish blackthorn walking stick to navigate the gravelly and sandy path that leads to the body of water. There, you’ll tramp past limestone and coral buildings faced with large engraved doors with ornamental knockers glazed in brass and gold and grilles forged with intricate detailing.
Another Leg of the Journey
Continue your journey and you will come upon an “Old City Wall,” which was built in the 19th century. Made from coral and gypsum, it was used as a means of protection in this Dubai enclave. Trek through streets bordered by more houses with wind
towers and stop and view regional art at several of the city’s leading galleries.
A Fashionable Look
You will look fashionably attired carrying your Irish blackthorn walking stick with crosshead or knobstick design. Or, select a ladies or gentleman’s blackthorn in a derby style. You can even customize the look of your blackthorn by creating sleeves for your walking stick that match the colors of the clothes or accessories you are wearing. Although the blackthorn is exceptionally tough and durable, it’s still nice to wrap it in a protective sleeve, especially since it’s considered a collector’s item too.
Make a Commitment to Walk with your Irish Blackthorn Walking Stick
Because of the hot climate of Dubai, it’s good to have a walking stick in tow. It’s great support, however, wherever you may go.