Al Ain , an oasis in the desert

Al Ain is one of the world’s oldest permanently inhabited settlements, and a UNESCO world heritage site..

we visited the Palace museum, the former home of the late UAE founder , Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan. Built in 1937 and once a political and social hub.




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.


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


spices and different incense you can buy everywhere.


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