Alex Scott's posts from May 2012

Open air markets abound in the UAE and the one just outside Fujairah is one of the largest I have seen. The sell everything you could want - maybe not always…

A popular spectator sport in Fujairah that takes place every Friday afternoon that was introduced by the Portugese in the 17th Century. Local farmers from the…

Dubai - an interesting city; maybe it hasn't quite grown into itself. The old part is infinitely more interesting that the new. Lost in the souks around the…

Zoos - are they a good idea? I always find it difficult to come to terms with zoos. On the one hand people get to see and appreciate wild animals they would…

Royal Stables, Abu Dhabi - paradise for people who love horses and all the paraphernalia that goes with horses. The landscaping is also worth seeing - avenues…

The extraordinary curves of the UAE Pavilion at “Manarat at Saadyat”, the cultural distict on Saadyat Island. Topped with copper tiles the light plays on the…

The large oasis situated in the city of Al Ain, approximately 90 miles from Abu Dhabi. Managed now for tourists and commercially for dates. A welcome site for a…

Masdar City - a futuristic city in a futuristic city. They claim it will be the home of alternative energy… The architecture is amazing…

A series of shots around the Creek in Dubai. Sort of a Venitian look (well sort of if you use your imagination!!!)
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