A Grand Place of Worship: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

A Grand Place of Worship: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

The Grand Mosque, a view from inside the courtyard.Columns in the Mosque (I understand the title’s redundancy. And I want to emphasize how “Grand” it really is.) Extravagant. That is probably the most suitable word to describe this very iconic place of worship for our Muslims friends.¬†This is the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. A View of the Courtyard through the decorative glass window It was already the 4th week of June, 2011 when we decided to beat the impending summer heat and pay a visit. We went there late in…

UAE: A Once Home Away from Home

UAE: A Once Home Away from Home

Saturday Sunset en route to a Catholic Church in Jebel Ali at 5p.m. For the past few days, I’ve been thinking of how much I miss living in Dubai. A lot of reasons why, but to conclude: it was home away from home. As I reminisce about it, I tried to look for good landmark photos to hopefully share with you in my succeeding posts. I looked so hard and realized, there’s almost none! There are, but you know, I might’ve skipped out a few and probably have forgotten from…