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40 PHOTOS FROM OLD TOWN DUBAI

A ten minute leisurely walk from Al Fahidi Metro Station to Al Musalla roundabout in Old Town Dubai, could easily transport you back in time. From the future-forward skyscrapers that lord the skyline of Sheikh Zayed Road, to the traditional wind towers of restored settlements made of corals and gypsum, located in Al Bastakiya in Al Fahidi Historical…

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2014 : 3 COUNTRIES, 2 CONTINENTS, A THOUSAND MEMORIES

REBUILD. RESTART. RESOLVE. My 2014 officially started last 23rd February at terminal 3 of Ninoy Aquino International Airport, when I departed from Manila at lunch time to take risk, to try to rebuild and restart my life literally. Destination : Dubai, United Arab Emirates. I didn’t have travel plans at that moment. I honestly forgot that I’ll be going…

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Good Morning, Dubai!

I got introduced to a creative and meaningful art project by the London-based artist, IMPREINT and I decided to participate. His impressive project called, PORTRAITS has been running for 11 months to date, with collaborations from various people from different cities around the globe. What is Portraits? Portraits was born after Impreint painted 1000 balloons a few…

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ABU DHABI | THE MAJESTIC, EMIRATES PALACE

With its magnificent dome furnished in gold, set at a height higher than St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, expansive and immensely stunning marble floor of various colors from sunrise yellow to sunset red, the Grand Atrium alone of Emirates Palace in United Arab Emirates’ capital city, Abu Dhabi is a sight to behold! The gold…

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ABU DHABI | SHEIKH ZAYED GRAND MOSQUE

Eighty two domes. World’s largest chandelier in a mosque weighing 12 tons. World’s largest hand-knotted carpet at 5,700 square meters. A majestic architectural treasure of United Arab Emirates. “An expression of a visionary leader who conceived that the most gracious achievements start from the heart.” Few minutes past 8AM last 27 February, 2014, Thursday, I…

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FINALISTS IN TUNE HOTELS x NIKON PHOTO CONTEST

Finalist, Portrait Category. VOTE HERE! >><< Finalist, Nature Category, VOTE HERE! >><< Finalist, Architecture Category. VOTE HERE! Dear everyone, Mabuhay from Dubai, UAE! Currently blogging from Dubai, I’d like to campaign to you my 3 humble amateur photos taken from my years in Penang, Malaysia. These 3 photos were all shortlisted as finalists in the…

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