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    My visit to the united arab emirates My visit to the united arab emirates Presentation Transcript

    • My Visit to the United Arab Emirates March 13 – 17, 2006
    • The United Arab Emirates is a modern country withpopulation of 2.56 million people; 1.61 million are foreigners and 0.95 million are natives.
    • Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the UAE.
    • Before discovering oil fields, natives were very poor. Their main jobs are trading, fishing, crafting.
    • Another major city in the UAE is Dubai.
    • Burj al Arab in Dubai is one of the World’sbest hotels. The cost of stay in this seven starhotel is more than $1,200 a night. The cost to tour the hotel is $100.
    • The hotel (Rotana Beach Hotel) that I stayed in during my visit.
    • Outside my hotel room.
    • Outside my hotel room.
    • Hotel beach.
    • Inside the hotel.
    • Abu Dhabi tour
    • Abu Dhabi tour
    • Abu Dhabi tour
    • Downtown Abu Dhabi
    • A mosque in Abu Dhabi
    • Abu Dhabi highway
    • Abu Dhabi stock market
    • The Emirates Palace: Huge and very beautiful palace.
    • The Emirates Palace: Huge and very beautiful palace.
    • Al-Corniche place: located on the Arabian Gulf.
    • Outside one of Abu Dhabi’s parks.
    • They have the same franchise. I felt like I am at home.
    • Dubai palm tree in the Arabian Sea (An aerial view- under construction)
    • Dubai palm tree in the Arabian sea (In detail- under construction)
    • Things that caught my attention: All AbuDhabi streets have brick side walks like the one you see here.
    • Things that caught my attention: Playing chess in Abu Dhabi Mall
    • Things that caught my attention: Women never change their customs, but they like to see fashionshows. I was watching this fashion show from Abu Dhabi’s mall- second floor.
    • Things that caught my attention: Their parking lots allow vehicles to park in themiddle of the lot- like the one you see here.
    • Things that caught my attention: Smoking a Shisha (Hooka) at a cafe’
    • Things that caught my attention:UAE Hospitals have Crescent emblem instead of Red Cross.
    • Things that caught my attention: Although there is no snow, they put the windshield wipers up overnight so the wipers don’t stick to the glass.
    • Things that caught my attention: The bathroom inthe hotel that I stayed in has double toilets. One isfor you to clean yourself with paper toilet and the other is for you to clean yourself with water.
    • Things that sound funny: The name of this supermarket is the Emirates supermarket. I enteredthe market and I found it is a very tiny place to shop.
    • Things that sound funny: Translation of this cafe is the Midget Café’. I entered the café’ and found all normal and big people. No midgets were found inside.
    • Things that are funny: This is supposed to be avegetarian fast food restaurant, but I saw a great big cone of meat on a stick.
    • Things that sounds funny: The Joker Saloon- funny name.
    • Things that are funny: The bullet restaurant is under construction.
    • Things that are funny: This is a funny photofrom the old days in the Emirates and before the discovery of the oil.
    • Thank you and ….