Wednesday, February 24, 2010

First Impressions from Dubai

Ski Dubai, a ski resort in a shopping mall! There are over 22,500 square meters of indoor ski area, complete with slopes, lifts, après-ski bars, and 30 tons of fresh snow every day. The best thing is, you need only 11,000 l of oil each day to create this abomination:

Star Bucks in Arabic:

The old Souk in Dubai:

In the afternoon we set out for a dinner cruise along the creek. Superb views, divine food, a nice ship, and a friendly captain!

Dinner is ready:

Our captain:

We were lucky not to have been squeezed in into one of those tourist boats:
And thanks, but no thanks! Camels are such adorable animals. Why would I want to eat them?

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