Tourist Stuff

I walked this beach this morning, before the sun got harsh:

This maybe hard to figure out, but it’s a swimmer fully clad in her burka.

At the advice of a colleague, I took a few hours this afternoon for a bus tour of Dubai to see the sights.
Here’s the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa (for now – apparently the Saudis are building one that will top it):

This is the Old Souk (sadly, more Canal Street than souks of Marrakech…):


Lamp vendor:


The creek, “Dubai Creek”, is the oldest part of the city where its founding fathers (fishermen & pearl divers, according to the tour guide) originally settled:


(Note Burj Khalifa tower sparkling in the background)

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