Can someone me pass me some info on how I can get an Abra Water Taxi ride in Dubai?
UAE is fulfilled with ports… Dubai has an important port known as port Rashid. Port Rashid is situated in the shore of Arabian Gulf (Persian Gulf). History of Port Rashid It is named after Sheikh Rashid, the ruler of Dubai, the one who activated it. Earlier in Dubai all cargo procedures had taken place in […]
Dubai has always been a shopping as well as tourist destination, liked by people both from the east and west. It took less then a century for the growth to generate to it’s present shape under the leadership of the Al Maktoum family. The dynamic transformation from an old fishing village to a world class […]
Did you see the world’s tallest building?? Yup! It’s nowhere other than Dubai. Dubai has emerged as a business hub. This country has a rich collection of buildings. Most of the buildings have an Islamic architecture. One of the recent mind-blowing attractions of Dubai is Burj khalifa (khalifa tower). Current Records about Burj Khalifa Burj […]
An Abra or a water Taxi is a the oldest form of transportation in the UAE. There are rowing Abras and Motorized Abras. The Marine Transport Department operates the Motorized Abras in the creek between Deira and Bur Dubai. Abra Routes Route Station 1 Station 2 Distance Duration Route 1 Deira Old Souk Abra Station […]
The Dubai Creek or Khor Dubai is a natural, sea water creek, which cuts through the centre of the city. The Dubai Creek is around 14 kms long and divides the city into Deira Dubai and Bur Dubai and is the historical focal point of Dubai. In earlier days the creek was not deep enough […]
A Dhow is a small traditional Arabic sailing vessel. It was used in ancient days for transporting traded goods in and out of Dubai and some other countries along the coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Now we are able to take a Dhow Cruise, where the the Dhows are decorated in a traditional manner […]