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Jazirat al-Hamra: Ghost Town or a Crumbling Piece of History?

One look at the seclusion and crumbling walls across the main road tells us that we have arrived at the right place. It’s a couple of hours before dusk; we have some time to explore the  area before it eventually … Continue reading

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An Early Morning at the Muttrah Corniche

After crossing the UAE-Oman border, the long (and seemingly never-ending) drive and spending some time admiring the white houses, we finally drove straight into the Muttrah—one of the largest seaports and commercial area of Oman. We arrived around 6pm,  tired … Continue reading

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The White Houses Down the Road

One of the first few things that we immediately noticed upon entering Muscat, Oman’s capital city, is the abundance of white houses. The following shot was taken by my sister, Sophia, the proud owner of the Nikon D3000 that we … Continue reading

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Visiting Abu Dhabi? Don’t Miss the World’s 8th Largest Mosque.

I do not have the words to describe how beautiful and grand the Sheikh Zayed Mosque is.  It is, in my opinion, the most imposing religious and national landmark in Abu Dhabi since it was built in 2007. According to … Continue reading

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A Grand Entrance to the Ultimate Relaxation

We drove non-stop on the road that snaked its way among towering sand dunes and, just as  we began to think that we’d made a mistake coming all the way here, we finally saw it:  a series of towers, turrets … Continue reading

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The High Court of Andhra Pradesh

Standing tall in the heart of Hyderabad, the administrative capital of the state, this magnificent building was constructed in 1919.   Between us and this building lay the river Musi, formerly known as Muchukunda river.  Well, I’m glad they updated the … Continue reading

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