Archive for January, 2013


MADINAT ZAYED, UAE. January 21, 2013 — (L to R) Hamda Almazrouei, 46, uses a floor loom to weave a table runner while her mother Shamsa Almazrouei, 80, weaves a traditional Emirati basket at their home in Madinat Zayed.

(Photo by: Sarah Dea/The National)

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DUBAI, UAE. January 28, 2013 – Even though morning fog is a common occurrence during the UAE winters, seeing the skyscrapers engulfed in clouds never ceases to amaze me.

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DUBAI, UAE. January 26, 2013 – A view of Dubai from the sky.

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Delma Island, ABU DHABI. January 42km – Delma Island is located 42 off the shore of Abu Dhabi and is one of the oldest known permanent settlements in the UAE.

(Photos by: Sarah Dea/The National)

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DUBAI, UAE – Jan 7, 2013 – Imagine stumbling onto this place. Otherworldly.

(Photos by: Sarah Dea/The National)

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RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE.  Jan 3, 2013 — Ras Al Khaimah Colonel helicopter pilot Saeed Al Yammahi is photographed at Wadi Baih,  where he rescued 400 people during flash flooding in 2008.


DUBAI, UAE. Dec 30, 2012 — (L to R) Nevil Jacob, 9, and his brother Emil Jacob, 11, swim at their Oud metha apartment pool while their father, Jacob Matthew, supervises.

(Photos by: Sarah Dea/The National)

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Moncton, CANADA. Dec 2012 – I spent some time back in Canada with family for the winter holidays. It was wonderful.

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