Abu Dhabi
Dubai Creek
High-Rise Buildings
    Burj Al Arab Luxury Residence
Luxury hotel Burj Al-Arab on an artificial island, designed 1993
by architect Tom Wright to mimic the billowing sail of a yacht


Hotel and Resort Mina A Salam / Harbour of Peace / Dubai
Hotel Mina A Salam at the Madinat Jumeirah Beach Resort

Ski Dubai / Mall of the Emirates
22500 square metres covered with real snow at Ski Dubai
winter resort - cold fun sport inside the Mall of the Emirates

Al Mamzar Public Beach
Public Al Mamzar Beach Park for sunbathing and a swim.

What to see when you travel to Dubai

Dervish dancer
The whirling Dervish Dance in the evening was
performed by a male dancer in a colorful costume
Belly Dance
The Belly Dance is generally performed by female
dancers e.g. at tourist camps after a desert safari
Belly dancer
Desert Safari tour ...before the dance and BBQ

Medieval Building
Medieval style residential complex in Dubai's Festical City
Hillside Community condo's 2005 by french architect Xavier Bohl

The old Bastakiya district was named after the Bastak
region in southern Persia where many traders came
from. Attraced by low trade tax they settled here in
the 1890 's to do business with the tradesmen coming
on dhows from India or East Africa.

Dubai Metro
The Green Line of Dubai's Metro opened in 2011-10-02
and is, with 23 km, the world's longest automated and
driverless city rail system! Designed by AEDAS

Sheikh Zayed Road
Sheikh Zayed Road leading straight from Dubai to Abu Dhabi
Named after H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan,
architect of the seven United Arab Emirates and ruler of Abu
Dhabi and president of the U.A.E. for 33 years (1971-2004)


Historic Al Fahidi Fort in Bur Dubai
The historic Al Fahidi Fort was constructed since 1787 from coral stone
and gypsum to defend the town against neighbouring tribes - and served
as the ruler's palace. Today a museum with local antiques, presenting
the traditional way of life in the Emirate when it was a pearl trading center.
  Dubai's Skyscraper Skyline
Driving along Emirates Highway back in Dubai's desert dunes the skyscraper skyline along Shaikh Zayed Road look like a fata morgana