Dubai: A city of contrasts

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No city resembles Dubai. It is a city of contrasts, from its desert sand and dust and its indigenous bedouin lifestyle, to the bizarre urban transformations it has endured. You witness the strange metamorphosis between the old and the new, the historical and the modern, every few 100 meters in the emirate that tries to break away from the familiar in all aspects.

Photo and text by Haitham Moussawi

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