Visiting Dubai’s past – Bastakiya District

If you had the impression that in Dubai, there's nothing older than cheese, well you're about to be educated. Not all of Dubai is new although during the last 5 years or so, Dubai has experienced an upsurge in infrastructure development, demolishing old buildings and communities and replacing them with posh, giant structures with blinding … Continue reading Visiting Dubai’s past – Bastakiya District

Day 3, Part 2: Dubai creek at night and a migraine that won’t go away

After going through every shop in the textile souk (in Day 3 Part 1), checking the colorful shawls, textiles and shoes, we took an Abra back to the hotel. By the time we reached the other side of the creek, I had terrible headache. It's pretty warm (hot!) today at temperatures nearing 30C. It's supposed … Continue reading Day 3, Part 2: Dubai creek at night and a migraine that won’t go away