Emirates Towers, one hotel and one office building
The outdoor concert venue in the winter
Dubai Media City, next to the CNN building
The Burj Al Arab, now the tallest building in the world even though it's not finished yet.
Growing in March
And then again six weeks later. Only 50+ more stories to go.
The very top
The elusive Clock Tower Roundabout
Sheikh Zayed Road
Jumeirah Beach Road at night, with the trunk of the Palm extending to the left
This gym doesn't exactly look inviting.
Truckers often spend a lot of time decorating their rigs.
An abra (water taxi) crossing Dubai Creek.
The old linen souk
The view of the mosque from inside Starbucks. How sad.
The pedestals being build to hold the Metro
At the top of the mountain
The “slopeside” restaurants and hotel rooms
A video of a fireplace to make you feel warm
mOre Cafe in the Rotana Hotel
The Old Souk
Water taxis on the creek
The Spice Souk
The Gold Souk
Abra drivers on a break
Our first drive out onto the Palm Jumeirah
Which isn't quite finished yet
A few of the thousands of beachfront villas built on the Palm
Apartments in the Dubai Marina development
The Palm as seen from shore, with the Atlantis Resort rising up on the outside ring of the Palm
The “Golden Mile” apartments along the trunk of the Palm
The Palm from above with Atlantis in the distance
The World island development with South America in the foreground
Chicken schwarma for dinner
Cheese and za'atar bread
Shopping for sparkly shoes in Karama
Champagne Friday brunch
with a view inland...
A delivery man with a van...
...and one without.
Bab Al Shams desert resort, about 40km inland from the Gulf
The massive pool
A fire to keep warm, if it wasn't already 95 degrees in May.
Some people park their cars in the garage...
A day at the beach