Category Archives: UAE in Pictures

Friday Prayers

Friday prayers in UAE are a phenomenon. I don’t know about Dubai, but in Sharjah, the roads empty out and mosques fill up. So much so that men have to pray outside in the parking lot. While most mosques provide … Continue reading

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Ras-al-Khaimah’s Winter Surprise

Ras al Khaimah woke up to see its Jebel Jais (mountain cluster situated 25km from Ras al Khaimah city at the height of 5700 feet) covered in snow. AnnGun’s song ‘Snow in the Sahara’ came to mind when I saw … Continue reading

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The View From My House.

The view from my house in Sharjah. Mosques here are beautiful and even more beautifully lit. This is one of the countless mosques in Sharjah. The picture was taken at sunset.

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