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A few Dubai pics


From the first two days in Dubai




Desert rain
Desert rain

Thanks to cloud seeding, Dubai averages 10 days of rain per year now, compared to the 2 days that was the norm a mere seven years back.
Burj Al Arab and Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Burj Al Arab and Jumeirah Beach Hotel
 
Water taxis at sunset
Water taxis at sunset

1 dirham or 20 centimes to traverse the creek.
Commerce in the Spice Souk
Commerce in the Spice Souk
 
Portrait - red-checkered turban
Portrait - red-checkered turban
 
Come in, come in
Come in, come in

Typical scene from the Spice souk.
Fabric souk
Fabric souk

Some good deals to be had here, but because I'll be in India next year, I forewent purchasing anything.
Sandy skyline
Sandy skyline

When rain wasn't marring the blue skies, sand was. So much for fabulous photos of towering buildings glinting in the sunlight...
Ray
Ray

Pic taken in the Dubai Mall.
Burj Dubai
Burj Dubai

Currently the tallest tower in the world, to be inaugurated the 09/09/09.


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