Travelling in Dubai (United Arab Emirates – UAE).

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Bur Dubai and Deira

Bur Dubai and Deira are often described as “gritty and chaotic” and fully modern in the evening, Also, BD is closer to Sheikh Zayed Road, where you would find more recognizable chain of restaurants, and where the Burj Dubai and Dubai Mall is.

BD and D are divided by the Creek. Whichever part you stay in, it is very easy to go across to the other part. Boat Taxi (Abra’s) cost 10p and take a few minutes or a taxi (10~15 mins, more at peak times due to heavy traffic in the tunnel/ or on the bridge).

Ways are by and large more extensive in Bur Dubai and less packed when contrasted with Deira. Lion’s share of the individuals are in Deira has a place with Asian ethnicity, and working in Dubai. In examination, BD has a tendency to have more visitors, with a higher %age of Westerners.

Hor Al Anz

Hor Al Anz is home to the kind of vibrant community rarely seen elsewhere in Dubai, in a country where most people drive rather than walk, researchers from UAE University have found the Deira neighborhood has a rare and thriving street culture.

Hor Al Anz was built in the early 1970s as a neighborhood for Emirati families. The district was named after Al Anz – a famous horse that belonged to Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum, the former ruler of Dubai – and was comprised of traditional, one-storey government-issued homes. Hor Al Anz was now dominated by the Pakistani community.

One of the biggest hives of activity is a street corner on the main thoroughfare where the Peshawar Restaurant is based. Mr Elsheshtawy and his team nicknamed the area Peshawar Street Corner.

 

Karama

It’s there in all of us, the spirit of travel. There’s an indescribable joy, a sense of adventure, in seeing new places, discovering new cultures and hearing local folklore. And with every step you take, we understand the little things that matter; we realize what it takes to put you completely at ease.

In a rapidly-growing city that offers you the best the world has, we’re with you, celebrating. Just like Dubai, we sprinkle our magic to create a relaxed yet invigorating atmosphere. The Karama Hotel experience is more than dropping the luggage at the reception; it’s a warm welcome to your home away from home. With us, you’ll discover more than just a destination, you’ll discover a whole new way of seeing life.

 

Jumeirah

A self-contained community of over 6,000 villas and townhouses, Jumeirah Village is a 100% freehold residential development amidst landscaped boulevards & gardens, delivering unique lifestyle concepts to incumbents. Jumeirah Village is demarcated into three sectors that are located on the Emirates Road, near the Jumeirah Islands in Dubai.

The development comprises a series of villages linked to one another by open landscaped areas and canals. Jumeirah Village offers 2,883 two to four bedroom villas with balconies and 3,184 one or two bedroom spacious townhouses with a multitude of ultramodern leisure and home accessories. When complete, these lovely residential spaces will be a striking blend of Arabian and Mediterranean architectural styles and themes. They will feature distinctive red-tiled roofs, arches, carved doors, ornamental spiral columns, tiled floors & walls imbibing the very best of traditional Middle Eastern motifs and designs.

Jumeirah Village freehold residential project has the following themed areas:

• Gateway Village
• Canal Village
• Paradise Village (Serenity Village)
• Marina Village
• Wadi Village
• Lake Village
Waterscape Village
• Garden Village

Jumeirah Village is built around Gateway Village that features extensive retail and leisure amenities. Canal Village has as its centrepiece a waterfront theme with scenic views. On the other hand, Paradise and Marina Villages provide plenty of green open spaces and maritime activities for residents including provision of berthing space for small boats.

Also part of Jumeirah Village are two international schools, town and country clubs, community centre, jogging and cycling trails, community sports and leisure amenities (football and cricket pitch, tennis courts, croquet lawn and swimming pools), medical facilities, veterinary clinics with 24X7 security.

The village has a centrally located park designed to attract residents and visitors alike. The park also has a sloping hill with the Iconic Sunrise Viewing Pavilion. In addition, it has a native botanical garden and an amphitheater that connects it to the souq.

3 Wadi Walks stretch from the Central Park; lined with indigenous plant species they are ideal play areas for children and also for walking & biking. In addition to these lanes, there are 3 Oasis Promenades which are formal gardens with loads of greenery and game areas.

The different parts are associated by a system of conduits or rivulets. Various littler parks are scattered over the improvement with some neglecting the boulevards and others on additional broad plots with play territories and water characteristics.

Jebel Ali

Jebel Ali Port is DP World’s flagship port, in addition to the world’s largest man-made harbour and the largest container port between Rotterdam and Singapore. Located 35km to the southwest of Dubai, on the United Arab Emirates Arabian Gulf coast, the ports strategic geographic location close to the major east-west trades has enabled it to act as a maritime link between the Far East and the western hemisphere and it provides gateway access to a market of 2 billion people.

The world’s 9th largest container port plays a vital role in serving the world markets with more than 170 shipping lines and more than 90 plus weekly services connecting the Jebel Ali port to over 100 ports worldwide.

One of the most modern ports in the region, Jebel Ali is fully equipped to meet the needs of local and international land transportation. It is a technologically advanced facility, employing state-of-the-art equipment, a total of 22 berths and 78 cranes to cater to the world’s largest container vessels. The facility can accommodate ships of any size in existence and on the order book.

With an average monthly throughput in excess of 1 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent container units) over the past two years, Jebel Ali continues to be under pressure with larger vessels and a larger proportion of cargo destined for or originating from this market. The new expansion officially opened in June 2013 gives the port an additional capacity of 1 million TEU to take the total capacity at the port to 15 million TEU. Together with the new Container Terminal 3, which is now under construction, Jebel Ali Port will reach 19 million TEU capacity by 2014 and will be able to handle 10 of the giant new generation vessels at the same time – the only port in the region able to do so.

A noteworthy profit for Jebel Ali Port is its area inside Jebel Ali Free Zone. Created in 1985, the free zone presently houses more than 6400 organizations dynamic in assembling, exchange, logistics and an extent of mechanical and administration orientated segments. Jebel Ali port keeps on being a model for the business and the district, in everything from size to productivity and security.