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Abandoned Cars in Dubai 2008

The United Arab Emirates is one of richest countries in the Middle East. Despite the recent financial crisis and the falling price of oil, the country’s economy still remains strong. However, like any other modern country, the UAE has its fair share of problems. These problems range from the typical (poverty, high price of living) […]

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Al Fahidi Fort and the Grand mosque circa 1970

Al Fahidi Fort History Al Fahidi Fort was built in several phases. The oldest tower was built around 1787 and is believed to be the oldest building in Dubai that still exists today. The fort was used to guard the landward approaches to the town from the raids of neighbouring tribes. It has also served, […]

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Dubai Metro Financial District Station 2012

Financial Centre Station 2012 – Dubai Metro The Emirates Towers Metro and the Financial Centre stations are located a stone’s throw from each other on Sheikh Zayed Road.They are surrounded by skyscrapers on both sides of Dubai’s busiest road and the financial hub. Commuters using the Financial Centre Station will have easy access to the […]

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Blossoming Tower Dubai

Blossoming Dubai Tower This beautiful and crazy building is designed to resemble a blossoming flower, Greek architecture firm Petra Architects recently submitted “Blossoming Dubai” to the Zaabeel Park Tall Emblem Structure Competition. Main building access is on the ground floor and through the two symmetrical structures located on each side of the tower’s base. One […]

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Starbucks Coffee Ibn Battuta Mall Dubai 2010

Persian Court in Ibn Battuta Mall The Ibn Battuta Mall is a large shopping mall on the Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai close to Interchange 6 for Jebel Ali Village. Having more than 270 shops, 50 restaurants, a 21-screen cinema and over 4,500 parking spaces on a total of 521,000 square meters, Ibn Battuta is […]

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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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Air Conditioned Bus Stop in Dubai 2010

Dubai Public Transport and Waiting Areas (Bus Stop) The Public Bus Transport system in Dubai is run by the RTA. The bus system services 140 routes and transported over 109 million people in 2008. By the end of 2010, there will be 2,100 buses in service across the city. In 2006, the Transport authority announced […]

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Bur Dubai Shopping Street 1986

Street Vendors in Bur Dubai 1986 Bur Dubai is a historic district in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, located on the western side of the Dubai Creek. The name literally translates to Mainland Dubai, a reference to the traditional separation of the Bur Dubai area from Deira by the Dubai Creek. This is because Bur Dubai […]

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Wild Wadi Water Park 2010

Dubai Wild Wadi Water Park The Wild Wadi Water Park is an outdoor water park in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Situated in the area of Jumeirah, next to the Burj Al Arab and the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, the water park is operated by Jumeirah International, a Dubai-based hotelier. Wild Wadi has a heated/cooled wave pool, […]

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Night Fog in Dubai city 2011

Foggy Night on Sheikh Zayed Road An entire city with the highest buildings in the world almost disappears under a thick cloud of fog stretching some 70 storeys up. Twice a year, Dubai’s iconic skyline is transformed as a huge fog descends. Fog gathers in Dubai because of a rise in temperature. While it may […]

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