March 2007

Shopping

(Day  10 in Dubai)

There is sometime during our hectic work schedule, we managed to squeeze time to visit The Mall of Emirates last week – reputed to be one of the biggest shopping mall in Dubai. We managed to get the client’s driver to drop us at the Mall – it was a good break from being holed up in the office or hotel room.  … [Click to read the rest] “Shopping”

Offline!

(Day 8 in Dubai) 

This is the stark reality here…little place in Sharjah, UAE…no internet (dial-up is there but the weak sick snail by the dirty drain is faster). So, it seems like it is going to a long “fasting month” for me for blogging. Work on  the other hand is mounting – I guess I have to give up on going to Oman for a short visit this weekend and spend my time sleeping and drafting (not blogging) my blog posts.… [Click to read the rest] “Offline!”

Touchdown

(Day 4 in Dubai)

7 hours of flight from KL to Dubai was nothing compared to 5 days of not blogging.

The flight from KL was a scary one espcially during the take-off. We were having a thunderstorm as the plane was taxing on the runaway to take off but the loud laughing from a group of aged Americans from the back of the plane seem to ease away our worries.… [Click to read the rest] “Touchdown”