Meet some Red Sea creatures

Red Sea is host to 1200 species of fish and then there’s the animals like turtles, sharks , dolphins and dugongs. Such a beautiful world below the surface.

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the stone fish has got to be the ugliest one ( and it’s also dangerous)

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and the guitar fish has the cutest snout of them all

Jeddah corniche at night

we had a wonderful stroll along the corniche last night. seems like everybody comes down here at night to walk, play, eat or just chat.

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Jeddah corniche, old and new.

Today I had a taxi driver who drove me along the long corniche , the old one and the new one which I learned opened up in nov. last year. It’s beautifully done. Coastal road, recreation areas as walkways, gyms. Mosques, play parks for kids, large scale civic sculptures, loads of cafe’s and restaurants and of course hotels. The Jeddah corniche is 30 km long ! and I learned that Jeddah has a nick name – Bride of the Red Sea.

Interesting little tour…I was invited to breakfast with the fishermen !, learned a little arabic from the driver who didn’t know much english, smelled the ocean and felt the winds from it which is always nice.

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Burj Kalifa dressed in different colors.

Every night there’s a light show …..amazing to watch….

830 meters high. 163 floors, cost 1.5 billion us dollars to build, worlds largest light show

Dubai Miracle garden.

Located in Al Barsha south ( next to the Butterfly garden) this park is the biggest flower park in the region. More than 45 million blooming flowers across 72.000 sq/m. An abundance of flowers and at first almost an overwhelming smell from all these flowers. You have to remember that Dubai is all desert so imagine all the water that is needed to keep these flowers alive.

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Abra ride on Deira creek to the old souk, Dubai.

When in Dubai jump on an abra (old wooden boat) and head for the old souk in Dubai. it’s only 1 dirham. cheap, easy, fast and such a wonderful little trip on the water.

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the old souk has everything you need and things you didn’t k now you needed. one street is all about gold and jewelry.

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spices and different incense you can buy everywhere.

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colors and vendors everywhere you look. Don’t forget to bargain !

 

 

A Journey into the Soul of India

After a lot of hesitation and thinking I finally decided to have an exhibition! So at the moment I’m busy as a bee trying to get the atelier together but also to get my pictures in order. What to show and what can I show due to space etc etc. A thousand things to think of.

It’s an exhibition with a purpose. I’m raising money for one of the poorest groups in the Indian society- the brick makers. The money I raise will go to medical support first and most to the kids growing up on the sites. So if you feel like donating please drop me a line.

 

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