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Discovering the Old Dubai: Across the Dubai Creek

Discovering the Old Dubai: Across the Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek is one of the prominent landmarks of Dubai despite the modernization in the emirate. Until today, it plays a significant role in Dubai’s trade and commerce. Particularly, the creek’s portion in the Old Dubai, where the only trading ports are located. Dubai Creek divides the Old Dubai into two parts, the Deira side and Bur Dubai Side. I started my experience of the creek in Deira. Deira Port People were already enjoying the view of the creek when I…

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Discovering the Old Dubai: Portraits in Metro Subway Station

Discovering the Old Dubai: Portraits in Metro Subway Station

After spending a morning in Al Mamzar Beach last weekend, I decided that it was time to learn the history and culture of the Old Dubai. So I visited  the Dubai Creek and Old Souk. I read online that these places will give me more idea what was Dubai before it became a modern city. It was actually correct. Surprisingly, I got my first lesson right away at the Metro subway station near those places. The station’s  design is very Arabic, which is much different…

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Welcoming a New Day in Al Mamzar Beach

Welcoming a New Day in Al Mamzar Beach

I always look forward to the weekend. Not only because I can finally have rest after a whole week of work. But more importantly, I can do some more exploring here in Dubai. Last weekend, I visited a friend in Sharjah and we decided to do an early morning jog in Al Mamzar Beach. We arrived at the place very early that the sun hasn’t risen yet. I was mesmerized when I saw the beach and the lake. It looks awesome in…

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