Hi, how was your weekend? Mine had been very exhausting yet very rewarding at the same time. I had a date with my son. Benjamin is my 3 and a half years old toddler and I don't get to spend much time with him as much as I would love to because I work full … Continue reading Weekend with Benjamin
It's very easy to know if I am on the Metro - I tweet. A lot. I think in any city, getting into the Metro always presents a chance to tell a story. There is always a story to tell, and being in the metro in Dubai is no exception. On Sundays to Thursdays, a … Continue reading That guy who stares at you on the Metro
Yesterday started out as a mess - I forgot my wallet and only realized when I was halfway from home to the Metro station. (I've been taking the train because of unusual heavy traffic in my area, in whole of Dubai actually that makes me clock in late at work) I could not afford to … Continue reading Phone a friend or sleep in the metro station!
I've written about how I love the new public transport system in Dubai that is, the newly opened Dubai Metro Green Line. Now, it's time to talk about what I hate about it - the people manning the trains. 'Manning' means supervising, checking on the passengers making sure no one eats, drinks or puts his/her … Continue reading Discrimination, racism, whatever it is
In the hope of solving traffic in the growing city of Dubai, the government spends 74 billion dirhams to construct the first railway system in the country. An estimated 9,000 men (mostly laborers from India) are helping to construct the Dubai Metro Project at various locations throughout the city. Image of the cars to … Continue reading Living in the big construction site – Dubai Metro