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Project H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan
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Sheikh Zayed GRAND MOSQUE PART2 AT ABU DHABI BY GAUTAM KOPPALA V
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Sheikh Zayed GRAND MOSQUE PART5 AT ABU DHABI BY GAUTAM KOPPALA
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Take a tour of Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats. The strikingly beautiful Sheikh Zayed Mosque is the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates. Over 80 snow-white domes look like they were built using pure clouds. Though the mosque is brand new, it draws on classical architecture of the Arabs, Mughals, and Moors. The Sheikh Zayed Mosque is open to visitors before noon, although there are some regulations. This huge and beautiful building can hold about 40,000 in its many halls. The decoration is largely based on natural patterns, made out of precious and elegant materials. Everything here is grand and extraordinary - including some of the world's largest chandeliers. Construction materials and artists were called upon from many countries around the world. This magical mosque is undoubtedly a special landmark, that draws worshippers and visitors from all over.
29 Sep 2010
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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi is the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates and the eighth largest mosque in the world. It is named after Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founder and the first President of the United Arab Emirates, who is also buried there. The mosque was opened for worship since Eid Al Adha December 2007. Design : The design of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque has been inspired by both Mughal and Moorish mosque architecture, particularly the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore and the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca being direct influences. The dome layout and floorplan of the mosque was inspired by the Badshahi Mosque and the architecture was inspired by both Mughal and Moorish design. Its archways are quintessentially Moorish and its minarets classically Arab. The design of the Mosque can be best described as a fusion of Arab, Mughal and Moorish architecture. Dimensions : The Mosque is large enough to accommodate 40,000 worshippers. The main prayer hall can accommodate up to 9,000 worshippers. Two rooms next to the main prayer hall, with a 1,500-capacity each, are for the exclusive use of women. There are four minarets on the four corners of the mosque which rise about 115 m (377 ft) in height. There are 57 domes covering the outside yard and the main building as well. The domes are decorated with white Bianco marble from Pietrasanta, Italy and the interior decoration is made of white marble from Laas, Italy. The courtyard is paved with floral marble designs and measures about 17,000 m2 (180,000 sq ft). World records : The Sheikh Zayed Mosque made some world records: * The carpet laid out on the vast expanse is the "World's Largest Carpet" made by Iran's Carpet Company and designed by Iranian artist Ali Khaliqi. This carpet measures 5,627 m2 (60,570 sq ft), and was made by around 1,200 weavers, 20 technicians, and 30 workers. The weight of this carpet is 47 tons -- 35 tons of wool, and 12 tons of cotton. There are 2,268,000,000 knots within the carpet. * This mosque also holds the largest chandelier. There are seven imported chandeliers from Germany made from gold-plated copper and fitted with millions of Swarovski crystals. The largest chandelier has a 10 m (33 ft) diameter and a 15 m (49 ft) height. Both of these records were previously held by the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Oman
22 Dec 2010
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Driving in the night on SZR in Dubai
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The Allegria development comprises modern residential and commercial facilities set within acres of pristine parkland, designed with young families and children in mind. The Norman-designed golf course is situated within close proximity to the center of Cairo, Egypt with incredible views of the ancient pyramids and is scheduled to open in 2009. The course represents Norman’s and Troon Golf’s first project in Egypt, as well as Allegria’s most prized amenity. It provides stunning backdrops for the development’s luxurious villas and townhouses and features state-of-the-art facilities including a clubhouse, golf academy and driving range.
6 Nov 2009
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The most famous area of United Arab of Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Road : side view of the tallest buildings in Dubai and zoom in the buildings. Sky view, Wide view and side view
4 Jan 2008
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Crusing my way through the sheikh zayed traffic heading to burj al arab
27 Jul 2009
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Burj Khalifa (Burj Dubai) Opening ceremony 2010 January 4 .... Ruim vijf jaar werd gebouwd aan de Burj Dubai, een toren van meer dan 800 meter hoog met ruim 26.000 glaspanelen. De glazenwasser die zich waagt aan de schoonmaakklus heeft zeker twee maanden werk. (4 januari 2010) Burj Khalifa (Arabic: برج خليفة‎ "Khalifa Tower"),[3] formerly known as Burj Dubai, is a "super tall" skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 828 m (2,717 ft).[3] Construction began on 21 September 2004, with the exterior of the structure completed on 1 October 2009 and the building officially opened on 4 January 2010.[1][7] The building is part of the 2 km2 (490-acre) flagship development called Downtown Burj Khalifa at the "First Interchange" along Sheikh Zayed Road, near Dubai's main business district. The tower's architect and engineer is Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, LLP (Chicago).[8] Bill Baker, the Chief Structural Engineer for the project, invented the buttressed core structural system in order to enable the tower to achieve such heights economically. Adrian Smith, who worked with Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) until 2006, was the Design Partner on the project.[8][9] The primary builder is a joint venture of South Korean Samsung C&T, who also built the Taipei 101 and Petronas Twin Towers,[10] Belgian group Besix and Arabtec from UAE. Turner Construction Company was chosen as the construction project manager.[11] Under UAE law, the Contractor and the Engineer of Record are jointly and severally liable for the performance of Burj Dubai. Therefore, by adoption of SOM's design and by being appointed as Architect and Engineer of Record, Hyder Consulting is legally the Design Consultant for the tower.
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http://bit.ly/aQZckJ?Villiers-Kallis-Tanvir-5kapp Umpiring blunders, Kallis ton put SA ahead » Latest sports news - live cricket match on internet Contrasting hundreds from Jacques Kallis and AB de Villiers pulled South Africa out of strife and into a position of considerable comfort at the Sheikh Zayed stadium in Abu Dhabi. Debutant seamer Tanvir Ahmed had reduced South Africa to 33 for 3 but Kallis and de Villiers punched back with a 179-run stand that left South Africa handily placed on 311 for 5. For Pakistan, only Tanvir could look back on the day with similar pride. You can watch every match live from anywhere in the world. Visit the link that has been provided at the top of this section.
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http://www.silvergatetourism.com Welcome to SilverGate Tourism UAE. ABOUT SILVERGATE TOURISM DUBAI, UAE Silver Gate Tourism has been established as a premier service provider for any type of traveler, be it a holiday visit or a business related trip. Combining our extensive industry experience and knowledge of the region with modern technologies and qualified staff, we thrive to distinguish ourselves in this highly competitive market by providing a complete package that will always exceed your expectations. We are committed to delivering outstanding tailor made services to any group or individual intending to visit the UAE. United Arab Emirates innovative tourism services provider. Whether you are looking to visit the region for some well deserved rest and entertainment, or that all important business meeting, our professional and knowledgeable staff is there to help you along every step of the way to ensure your travel and stay are at its most enjoyable. We provide a wide range of holiday and business options and specialize in creating tailor made packages to exactly fit each individual’s need. Feel free to have a look around our website to see how we can help you make your next trip a memorable one. Business travelers - Tourism in Dubai, UAE If you have ever travelled internationally for business, you are familiar with exactly how much planning is involved into organizing even a single trip. When you are on a schedule and cannot afford to waste any time, every single detail is of the utmost importance. Do you know what type of visa you need to enter the country and how to obtain it? Is your hotel in a central enough location to minimize your commuting time? Do you know your way around the city? Would you like to impress your clients by inviting them for meetings in a modern conference room, inside a luxury limousine or perhaps even on board a chartered yacht? At Silver Gate Tourism in Dubai, UAE we are aware of just how important it is for your business trip to go off without a glitch and we want to eliminate all the guess work for you. Please have a look around this section to see what types of services we can offer you to ensure your next trip is as enjoyable and as productive as possible. Leisure - Tourism in Dubai, UAE Well the time has finally arrived. You have worked hard all year round and now it is time for you to get some well deserved rest and enjoy that big family holiday or a romantic gateway in UAE . As a premier global tourist destination, we can assure you Dubai, UAE will fulfill even your wildest expectations. Millions of visitors flock to the UAE year after year to enjoy some of the finest tourist attractions available anywhere. With the year round sunshine, some of the biggest shopping malls in the world, highest quality hotels including the world famous Burj al Arab, combination of desert and sea adventures and the world’s only indoor ski slope proving to be a perfect recipe for a holiday of a lifetime. We at Silver Gate Tourism Dubai, UAE want your next holiday to be an unforgettable one so we invite you to have a look at our offers and let us create a perfect holiday experience for you. Business Visa Getting business visa to UAE Depending on the purpose of your visit to the UAE, there are several different types of visa you can obtain and Silver Gate Tourism Dubai, UAE can advise and assist you in obtaining the most suitable one. The Visit Visa applies to visitors who wish to spend more than 14 days in Dubai, UAE, those coming for family visits as well as those on long-term business visits. A special category of visas under the Visit Visa type is a Tourist Visa for Dubai, and hole UAE. The Tourist Visa entitles its holder to a 30 day stay and is non-renewable. The Tourist Visa requires the sponsorship of hotels and tour operators who bring in visitors. Multiple-entry Visas are availed to business visitors who have a relationship with either a multinational or other reputable local establishments, and who are frequent visitors to the UAE. EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS - Organizing business visit to Dubai, UAE Located at the cultural crossroads and acting as the business hub for the Middle Eastern region, UAE’s economic calendar is filled with variety of trade exhibitions and business events that are a must see for anyone seriously considering doing business in the region. Silver Gate Tourism will eliminate all the running around for you to make sure your schedule is freed up so you can focus on doing exactly what you came to do, and that is business. Apart from organizing your travel and accommodation, we also provide a wide variety of business services to help you achieve maximum efficiency. We can provide a chauffeured limousine service to make sure you always arrive at your destination in style and well rested for the meeting. In case you get that last minute unexpected appointment with an important client and are hard pressed for time, we also provide helicopter services to whisk you away to any part of the Emirates so you never have to miss a meeting. How about impressing that big potential client, or closing a make or break deal? Why not take advantage of our Yacht services and discuss business while sailing down the beautiful coast of Arabian Sea. That is sure to leave a lasting impression. Whatever your needs may be, Silver Star Tourism is sure to provide you with the most efficient solution. HOTELS / HOTEL APARTMENTS - Book your hotel or hotel apartments from different location with Silver Gate Tourism Dubai, UAE Located at the cultural crossroads and acting as the business hub for the Middle Eastern region, UAE’s economic calendar is filled with variety of trade exhibitions and business events that are a must see for anyone seriously considering doing business in the region. Silver Gate Tourism will eliminate all the running around for you to make sure your schedule is freed up so you can focus on doing exactly what you came to do, and that is business. Apart from organizing your travel and accommodation, we also provide a wide variety of business services to help you achieve maximum efficiency. We can provide a chauffeured limousine service to make sure you always arrive at your destination in style and well rested for the meeting. In case you get that last minute unexpected appointment with an important client and are hard pressed for time, we also provide helicopter services to whisk you away to any part of the Emirates so you never have to miss a meeting. How about impressing that big potential client, or closing a make or break deal? Why not take advantage of our Yacht services and discuss business while sailing down the beautiful coast of Arabian Sea. That is sure to leave a lasting impression. Whatever your needs may be, Silver Star Tourism is sure to provide you with the most efficient solution. Some Of The Hotel we are offering in Silver Gate Tourism Dubai, UAE. Hotel Atlantis Atlantis is the majestic focal point of Palm Jumeirah, a man-made island that has captured the world’s imagination with its magnificent scale and ingenuity. From the moment of arrival, you’re immersed in a dazzling world of imagination, pleasure and luxury. Hotel Armani Armani Hotel offers guests an exclusive luxury hotel lifestyle in Dubai. Stay in our timelessly elegant hotel. Jumeirah Beach Hotel Lifestyle destination that’s dedicated to delighting the senses of every guest. To a guest experience that feels like home, only happier – because we promise extravagance every day, and we deliver it your way. Fairmont Hotel Discover exceptional luxury hotels around the world at the official website of Fairmont Resort Hotels. From Europe to the Riviera Maya, each luxury hotel offers unrivaled amenities and gracious service. Make your luxury hotel reservations at Fairmont Hotel Burj Al Arab Designed to resemble a billowing sail, Burj Al Arab soars to a height of 321 metres, dominating the Dubai skyline. Illuminated at night by choreographed lighting representing water and fire – Burj Al Arab is simply individual, inspired, impressive. The Address Welcome to The Address Dubai, a new destination where cool meets warmth, and style meets sophistication. This vibrant five star flagship hotel is the first of several properties that will redefine luxury, hospitality and business travel. Emirates Towers Jumeirah Emirates Towers is a city lifestyle destination beyond compare. Set in the heart of Dubai alongside Sheikh Zayed Road. The Palace The luxurious hotel is ideally situated in the Downtown Dubai area, within short distance from all major business and financial institutions and leisure attractions. The Palace is directly connected with the Souk Al Bahar, facing The Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa , the world's tallest tower and just a step away from The Dubai Mall, one of the largest shopping centre in the world. City Seasons lanners who are looking to organise conferences, meetings, seminars and trainings, City Seasons Suites Dubai and City Seasons Hotel Dubai are the ideal hosts for your next corporate event. Attractions and tours with Silver Gate Tourism Dubai, UAE Growing in reputation as one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the world, Dubai is overflowing with leisure and entertainment activities you can engage in whilst staying here. Shopping takes a prominent place, with some of the world’s largest shopping malls located in Dubai thus earning it the nickname ‘Shopping paradise’. Other attractions include Dessert Safaris, Aqua Parks, Spa Treatments, Sky diving, Hot Air Balloon Flights over Dubai, Motor Racing at Dubai Autodrome,  Scuba Diving, Swimming with Dolphins at Atlantis Aqua park, heritages sites, museums and many others. We hope you have enjoyed our presentation so far and are very happy to see you have decided to contact us. On our contact page you can fill in any further questions or concerns you might have, and one of our dedicated staff members will get back to you with answers in the shortest possible time. Congratulations on taking the first step towards creating your perfect holiday experience or a business trip and rest assured we will be there for you every step of the way. We wish to thank you for visiting our website and are looking forward to serving you in the future. Fairmot hotel office No. 622, Dubai, U.A.E. Contact Details Phone: +971 (04) 358-9893 Fax: +971 (04) 358-9897 Abu Dhabi,Dubai,Tourism,UAE,Helicopter Tour,Tour Operator in Dubai,Tour Operator in UAE,Tour Operator,Rent a Car,Tourist,Dubai City Tour, Tourism Company,desert safari,mountain safari,dhow cruise,sailing,city tour in Dubai,Sharjah,Dubai Hotels,Stay at Dubai
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http://www.silvergatetourism.com Welcome to SilverGate Tourism UAE. ABOUT SILVERGATE TOURISM DUBAI, UAE Silver Gate Tourism has been established as a premier service provider for any type of traveler, be it a holiday visit or a business related trip. Combining our extensive industry experience and knowledge of the region with modern technologies and qualified staff, we thrive to distinguish ourselves in this highly competitive market by providing a complete package that will always exceed your expectations. We are committed to delivering outstanding tailor made services to any group or individual intending to visit the UAE. United Arab Emirates innovative tourism services provider. Whether you are looking to visit the region for some well deserved rest and entertainment, or that all important business meeting, our professional and knowledgeable staff is there to help you along every step of the way to ensure your travel and stay are at its most enjoyable. We provide a wide range of holiday and business options and specialize in creating tailor made packages to exactly fit each individual’s need. Feel free to have a look around our website to see how we can help you make your next trip a memorable one. Business travelers - Tourism in Dubai, UAE If you have ever travelled internationally for business, you are familiar with exactly how much planning is involved into organizing even a single trip. When you are on a schedule and cannot afford to waste any time, every single detail is of the utmost importance. Do you know what type of visa you need to enter the country and how to obtain it? Is your hotel in a central enough location to minimize your commuting time? Do you know your way around the city? Would you like to impress your clients by inviting them for meetings in a modern conference room, inside a luxury limousine or perhaps even on board a chartered yacht? At Silver Gate Tourism in Dubai, UAE we are aware of just how important it is for your business trip to go off without a glitch and we want to eliminate all the guess work for you. Please have a look around this section to see what types of services we can offer you to ensure your next trip is as enjoyable and as productive as possible. Leisure - Tourism in Dubai, UAE Well the time has finally arrived. You have worked hard all year round and now it is time for you to get some well deserved rest and enjoy that big family holiday or a romantic gateway in UAE . As a premier global tourist destination, we can assure you Dubai, UAE will fulfill even your wildest expectations. Millions of visitors flock to the UAE year after year to enjoy some of the finest tourist attractions available anywhere. With the year round sunshine, some of the biggest shopping malls in the world, highest quality hotels including the world famous Burj al Arab, combination of desert and sea adventures and the world’s only indoor ski slope proving to be a perfect recipe for a holiday of a lifetime. We at Silver Gate Tourism Dubai, UAE want your next holiday to be an unforgettable one so we invite you to have a look at our offers and let us create a perfect holiday experience for you. Business Visa Getting business visa to UAE Depending on the purpose of your visit to the UAE, there are several different types of visa you can obtain and Silver Gate Tourism Dubai, UAE can advise and assist you in obtaining the most suitable one. The Visit Visa applies to visitors who wish to spend more than 14 days in Dubai, UAE, those coming for family visits as well as those on long-term business visits. A special category of visas under the Visit Visa type is a Tourist Visa for Dubai, and hole UAE. The Tourist Visa entitles its holder to a 30 day stay and is non-renewable. The Tourist Visa requires the sponsorship of hotels and tour operators who bring in visitors. Multiple-entry Visas are availed to business visitors who have a relationship with either a multinational or other reputable local establishments, and who are frequent visitors to the UAE. EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS - Organizing business visit to Dubai, UAE Located at the cultural crossroads and acting as the business hub for the Middle Eastern region, UAE’s economic calendar is filled with variety of trade exhibitions and business events that are a must see for anyone seriously considering doing business in the region. Silver Gate Tourism will eliminate all the running around for you to make sure your schedule is freed up so you can focus on doing exactly what you came to do, and that is business. Apart from organizing your travel and accommodation, we also provide a wide variety of business services to help you achieve maximum efficiency. We can provide a chauffeured limousine service to make sure you always arrive at your destination in style and well rested for the meeting. In case you get that last minute unexpected appointment with an important client and are hard pressed for time, we also provide helicopter services to whisk you away to any part of the Emirates so you never have to miss a meeting. How about impressing that big potential client, or closing a make or break deal? Why not take advantage of our Yacht services and discuss business while sailing down the beautiful coast of Arabian Sea. That is sure to leave a lasting impression. Whatever your needs may be, Silver Star Tourism is sure to provide you with the most efficient solution. HOTELS / HOTEL APARTMENTS - Book your hotel or hotel apartments from different location with Silver Gate Tourism Dubai, UAE Located at the cultural crossroads and acting as the business hub for the Middle Eastern region, UAE’s economic calendar is filled with variety of trade exhibitions and business events that are a must see for anyone seriously considering doing business in the region. Silver Gate Tourism will eliminate all the running around for you to make sure your schedule is freed up so you can focus on doing exactly what you came to do, and that is business. Apart from organizing your travel and accommodation, we also provide a wide variety of business services to help you achieve maximum efficiency. We can provide a chauffeured limousine service to make sure you always arrive at your destination in style and well rested for the meeting. In case you get that last minute unexpected appointment with an important client and are hard pressed for time, we also provide helicopter services to whisk you away to any part of the Emirates so you never have to miss a meeting. How about impressing that big potential client, or closing a make or break deal? Why not take advantage of our Yacht services and discuss business while sailing down the beautiful coast of Arabian Sea. That is sure to leave a lasting impression. Whatever your needs may be, Silver Star Tourism is sure to provide you with the most efficient solution. Some Of The Hotel we are offering in Silver Gate Tourism Dubai, UAE. Hotel Atlantis Atlantis is the majestic focal point of Palm Jumeirah, a man-made island that has captured the world’s imagination with its magnificent scale and ingenuity. From the moment of arrival, you’re immersed in a dazzling world of imagination, pleasure and luxury. Hotel Armani Armani Hotel offers guests an exclusive luxury hotel lifestyle in Dubai. Stay in our timelessly elegant hotel. Jumeirah Beach Hotel Lifestyle destination that’s dedicated to delighting the senses of every guest. To a guest experience that feels like home, only happier – because we promise extravagance every day, and we deliver it your way. Fairmont Hotel Discover exceptional luxury hotels around the world at the official website of Fairmont Resort Hotels. From Europe to the Riviera Maya, each luxury hotel offers unrivaled amenities and gracious service. Make your luxury hotel reservations at Fairmont Hotel Burj Al Arab Designed to resemble a billowing sail, Burj Al Arab soars to a height of 321 metres, dominating the Dubai skyline. Illuminated at night by choreographed lighting representing water and fire – Burj Al Arab is simply individual, inspired, impressive. The Address Welcome to The Address Dubai, a new destination where cool meets warmth, and style meets sophistication. This vibrant five star flagship hotel is the first of several properties that will redefine luxury, hospitality and business travel. Emirates Towers Jumeirah Emirates Towers is a city lifestyle destination beyond compare. Set in the heart of Dubai alongside Sheikh Zayed Road. The Palace The luxurious hotel is ideally situated in the Downtown Dubai area, within short distance from all major business and financial institutions and leisure attractions. The Palace is directly connected with the Souk Al Bahar, facing The Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa , the world's tallest tower and just a step away from The Dubai Mall, one of the largest shopping centre in the world. City Seasons lanners who are looking to organise conferences, meetings, seminars and trainings, City Seasons Suites Dubai and City Seasons Hotel Dubai are the ideal hosts for your next corporate event. Attractions and tours with Silver Gate Tourism Dubai, UAE Growing in reputation as one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the world, Dubai is overflowing with leisure and entertainment activities you can engage in whilst staying here. Shopping takes a prominent place, with some of the world’s largest shopping malls located in Dubai thus earning it the nickname ‘Shopping paradise’. Other attractions include Dessert Safaris, Aqua Parks, Spa Treatments, Sky diving, Hot Air Balloon Flights over Dubai, Motor Racing at Dubai Autodrome,  Scuba Diving, Swimming with Dolphins at Atlantis Aqua park, heritages sites, museums and many others. We hope you have enjoyed our presentation so far and are very happy to see you have decided to contact us. On our contact page you can fill in any further questions or concerns you might have, and one of our dedicated staff members will get back to you with answers in the shortest possible time. Congratulations on taking the first step towards creating your perfect holiday experience or a business trip and rest assured we will be there for you every step of the way. We wish to thank you for visiting our website and are looking forward to serving you in the future. Fairmot hotel office No. 622, Dubai, U.A.E. Contact Details Phone: +971 (04) 358-9893 Fax: +971 (04) 358-9897 Abu Dhabi,Dubai,Tourism,UAE,Helicopter Tour,Tour Operator in Dubai,Tour Operator in UAE,Tour Operator,Rent a Car,Tourist,Dubai City Tour, Tourism Company,desert safari,mountain safari,dhow cruise,sailing,city tour in Dubai,Sharjah,Dubai Hotels,Stay at Dubai
31 Jan 2011
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In Dubai, you will find all expats drive. The heat in Dubai can be detrimental to your car, so it is often beneficial to park in a garage when possible. Driving in Dubai can at times be challenging as many drivers are known to speed, which can make others on the road nervous. If one is not comfortable driving, taxis are on call and generally inexpensive - a good alternative to driving yourself. Public transportation is also available, but it may not take you as far as you need to go and schedule times can often be inconvenient. The metro however, built above ground, should be ridden at least once to get a great view of Dubai as its built almost the full length of Dubai's main boulevard Sheikh Zayed Road. NOTE: Speeding is common here. Avoid driving on the extreme left lane of highways to avoid being "flashed" and being forced to move a lane over. Road rage is also starting to become an issue given the increase in traffic jams and poor driving courtesy. Rude hand gestures (the "finger", etc.) and profanity can lead to fines and jail times if reported, so keep your cool if you are cut off or are behind an erratic driver. In general, you will find those gestures and actions that some may find only slightly offensive in your home nation--or perhaps not offensive at all--can at times be extremely offensive to the Dubai locals. Therefore, using a degree of common sense of what is right and wrong will usually help you stay out of trouble. While Dubai has a robust network of bus routes throughout the city, most expats prefer to drive as their main mode of transportation. Check out our new Expat Echo Dubai channel at: http://www.youtube.com/ExpatEchoDubai If you are an expat living in or moving to Dubai, you will love our dedicated blog, Expat Echo Dubai, a popular tool for sharing tips on day-to-day life matters in your new country: http://www.expatechodubai.com Be a part of our Dubai expat community on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/expatechodubai If you are an expatriate, you will definitely enjoy our city guide videos http://www.expateye.com Move One is dedicated to providing seamless services for all aspects of international relocation. We offer door to door moving, fine art shipping, pet transportation and personalized relocation assistance (including but not limited to home search, school search, settling-in and immigration services) To learn about our services, visit our website: http://www.moveoneinc.com For interesting news from the industry, visit our blog: http://www.moveoneinc.com/blog/
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