Being at the Center of Now, Downtown Dubai

Being at the Center of Now, Downtown Dubai

The Dubai Fountain (still on daytime rest mode), behind it is the Souk Al Bahar and the Address Hotel (the tall one) Over the years, Dubai has evolved to be one of the most modern emirates in the UAE. It prides itself in having developed a vast range of modern tourist attractions, whether it be the biggest, the tallest, or the most expensive one. Some of those could be found at the Downtown Dubai. The Downtown Dubai, referring to itself as “The Center of Now” is  a very large complex…

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…