My visit to the united arab emirates

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My visit to the united arab emirates

  1. 1. My Visit to the United Arab Emirates March 13 – 17, 2006
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the UAE.
  4. 4. Before discovering oil fields, natives were very poor. Their main jobs are trading, fishing, crafting.
  5. 5. Another major city in the UAE is Dubai.
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. The hotel (Rotana Beach Hotel) that I stayed in during my visit.
  8. 8. Outside my hotel room.
  9. 9. Outside my hotel room.
  10. 10. Hotel beach.
  11. 11. Inside the hotel.
  12. 12. Abu Dhabi tour
  13. 13. Abu Dhabi tour
  14. 14. Abu Dhabi tour
  15. 15. Downtown Abu Dhabi
  16. 16. A mosque in Abu Dhabi
  17. 17. Abu Dhabi highway
  18. 18. Abu Dhabi stock market
  19. 19. The Emirates Palace: Huge and very beautiful palace.
  20. 20. The Emirates Palace: Huge and very beautiful palace.
  21. 21. Al-Corniche place: located on the Arabian Gulf.
  22. 22. Outside one of Abu Dhabi’s parks.
  23. 23. They have the same franchise. I felt like I am at home.
  24. 24. Dubai palm tree in the Arabian Sea (An aerial view- under construction)
  25. 25. Dubai palm tree in the Arabian sea (In detail- under construction)
  26. 26. Things that caught my attention: All AbuDhabi streets have brick side walks like the one you see here.
  27. 27. Things that caught my attention: Playing chess in Abu Dhabi Mall
  28. 28. 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.
  29. 29. Things that caught my attention: Their parking lots allow vehicles to park in themiddle of the lot- like the one you see here.
  30. 30. Things that caught my attention: Smoking a Shisha (Hooka) at a cafe’
  31. 31. Things that caught my attention:UAE Hospitals have Crescent emblem instead of Red Cross.
  32. 32. 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.
  33. 33. 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.
  34. 34. 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.
  35. 35. 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.
  36. 36. 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.
  37. 37. Things that sounds funny: The Joker Saloon- funny name.
  38. 38. Things that are funny: The bullet restaurant is under construction.
  39. 39. Things that are funny: This is a funny photofrom the old days in the Emirates and before the discovery of the oil.
  40. 40. Thank you and ….

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