In late 2001 I was living in the Qatari capital Doha where a friend and I taught English at the city’s Aeronautical College. Taking advantage of a national holiday, we jumped on a one hour flight to Dubai for a long weekend of exploring.
It was a few years before Dubai’s huge economic boom and just a couple of months after 9-11. I didn’t even have a digital camera, hence the crappy selection of photos. Nevertheless, it was an amazing time that reminds me of the boundless enthusiasm I used to have back when everything in life seemed so new and sparkly.
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