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What a visit to the creek reveals about Dubai

Leaping onto the narrow timber boat, our knees buckle as it wobbles in the tide from larger craft. The motor roars and we chug across the water, the rapidly rising morning sun blinding our eyes and robbing the Grand Mosque and Rulers Court of their detail. 1,157 more words


Historic photo: Dubai, a half century ago, compared to today.

This photo was taken in 1964. It’s Dubai Creek, the waterway that leads through the heart of the most important city in what is now the United Arab Emirates. 177 more words


Old Dubai & Abra Rides on the Creek ...

Hey everyone … I’m back again today catching up with a post about one of the things we got up to with Paul and Rachel when they were here last week … one day we took them up to the old part of Dubai around the Creek … 183 more words

Dubai Life


Another great way to feel the city in via the abra rides across the Dubai Creek. We kinda winged it when it came to actually finding the abra station. 281 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge - Night time

So this time’s Daily post theme is Nighttime. Sharing with you guys my very first photo I took from my DSLR. I had no formal training back then and had never handled anything more than a point and shoot camera. 25 more words


Sabado Coffee Club goes fourth

Coffee culture is on the rise in the Middle East, particularly in Dubai. Reflecting this increasing interest in coffee is ‘Sabado Coffee Club.’ A Dubai based social club/coffee club that encourages socialising over a good cup of coffee. 385 more words