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GRAND SHEIKH ZAYED MOSQUE

David outside the entrance dome  to the mosque. A subterranean passage and escalators now take one  right outside – a boon in the heat. I first visited the Grand Sheikh Zayed  Mosque a couple of years ago. Since then the improvements  have … Continue reading

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ARLES

The amphitheatre has 33 rows of seats; in Roman times the actors were all men. The arena, was built on two levels, where 20,000 people could watch blood sports, gladiators pitted against wild animals. The site was in use until … Continue reading

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SOUK AND SAND

SOUK AND SAND   Dubai is a city of exciting architecture, man made lakes, one hundred and fifty towers and multiple mosques. It was soon evident that half an hour for the DubaiMuseum is far from sufficient to linger over … Continue reading

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