Abandoned Village

Home is not a place. Home is a feeling. Abandoned homes have a certain charm and mistery. Going there we often find ourselves imagining how their previous occupants lived their lives. Al Madam, also known as the ghost town is an old abandoned village in the desert. As the dunes kept on creeping on the houses…

Haystack Yard

In The Pale Light This haystack yard is a place in the UAE that you can not imagine exists so close to a modern and futuristic city such as Dubai. Going there is like a time travel journey. People that I met there are mostly from Pakistan, very hard workers, but humble and very welcoming….

Milky Way

“All men have stars, but they are not the same things for different people. For some, who are travelers, the stars are guides. For others they are no more than little lights in the sky. For others, who are scholars, they are problems… But all these stars are silent. You-You alone will have stars as…

Desert Wildlife

The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, DDCR, is a 225-square-kilometre (87 sq mi)  natural reserve in the emirate of Dubai. With the rapid development of the city as a major business centre in the Gulf,  Dubai recognised the need to preserve its unique and beautiful desert habitat, and the many threatened flora and fauna species within. This unique reserve was…