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Dubai Marina: The Premier Waterfront Residential District

Dubai Marina: The Premier Waterfront Residential District

Dubai is currently in the middle of its yearly eight-month long summer. With humidity adding to the abundant amount of sunlight, it is increasingly difficult to go out during the daytime. Nowadays, I start to wander around the emirate only before sunset when the heat is a bit bearable. Just like last weekend when I went to explore the Dubai Marina and took some nice pictures. If you are going to Dubai Marina, I suggest you bring a very good…

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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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