Old Dubai & Abra Rides on the Creek …

_MG_4041-1Hey everyone … I’m back again today catching up with a post about one of the things we got up to with Paul and Rachel when they were here last week … one day we took them up to the old part of Dubai around the Creek …

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Bastakiya & Abra Ride With Paul … A Walk Around Old Dubai …

Last week on Thursday I had the day off from work for Eid … but Perry had to head back to site for the day … so I turned tour guide for the day and took Paul out to see old Dubai … we left home around noon and had some lunch around the Marina before we hopped onto the Metro up to the Bastakiya area of the city … it takes a while to get there but the views from the Metro are great so it’s not too long a journey …

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Bastakiya … Dubai Spice & Gold Souks … & Abra Boat Trip …

On Sunday I took my Mum to the old part of Dubai … around Bastakiya and the Souks of the city up by the Creek … I hadn’t actually been to this part of Dubai before myself having waited to go with someone who was visiting … and as it worked out those who visited were either not interested in going or went at a time when I couldn’t go … so its now been over a year since we moved here and I have finally had a chance to go … (apologies in advance for another photo heavy post) …

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