Category archives: People

 

 

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Lamborghini in Dubai 2012

Dubai Police Lamborghini Cars The Dubai Police Force has recently acquired a few luxury and high-performance vehicles (which include a Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, a Ferrari FF, a Chevrolet Camaro SS, a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, a Bentley Continental GT, a limited edition Aston Martin One-77, Ford Mustang GT, a BMW M6 Gran Coupé, a Brabus […]

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Dubai Abra in 1997

Dubai Creek Crossing by Abra in 1997 An abra is a traditional boat made of wood. Abras are used to ferry people across the Dubai Creek in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. They travel between the water station at Shindagha/Al Ghubaiba on the Bur Dubai side, and the water station at Al Sabkha on the Deira […]

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Sheikh Zayed Road in mid 2001

Emirates Tower and Fairmont Hotel in mid 2001 Under-Construction Fairmont hotel can be seen on the Far right. Fairmont Dubai is a 34-storey, 153 m (502 ft) skyscraper hotel completed in 2002 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The hotel is managed by the Fairmont Hotels and Resorts brand. This hotel is just minutes from Dubai’s […]

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Adi Nasib Al Bitar with Dubai Rulers in 1968

Adi Bitar with Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed, Sheikh Mohammed and Sheikh Maktoum in Dubai 1968 Adi Nasib Al Bitar (1924–1973) was a judge, a legal advisor and lawyer who worked all over the Middle East. He was the author of the constitution of the United Arab Emirates. Adi was born in Jerusalem on December 7, […]

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A Camel Caravan ambles through Dubai in 1940

Camel Caravan passing through Dubai Desert A caravan is a group of people traveling together, often on a trade expedition. Caravans were used mainly in desert areas and throughout the Silk Road, where traveling in groups aided in defense against bandits as well as helping to improve economies of scale in trade. In historical times, […]

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