ABU DHABI, THE ELUSIVE BUT STUNNING EMIRATE

ABU DHABI, THE ELUSIVE BUT STUNNING EMIRATE
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi shining at night

Thirty years ago we had no buildings, and when we saw buildings in other countries we used to envy them and wonder how we could convince our people to be satisfied with what they had.

― Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan

2019, the year of tolerance

Every year, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrate a new theme as an attribute of the young unified monarchy. 2018 was declared the Year of Zayed, (e.g. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan, the Founding Father of the UAE born 100 years earlier). 2017 was the Year of Giving. And 2019 was proclaimed the Year of Tolerance. Continue reading...

Abu Dhabi, December 2018

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