Dhows & Abras, working boats of Dubai February 17th 2012 Bur Dubai & Deira are the oldest parts of Dubai along the creek.
On the Deira side, you will find rows of working Dhows, large wooden flat vessels crossing the Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea. I love that they are all so colorfully painted, its like a carnival! Possibly covering up the very worn & rickety wooden structures. They have outdoor,ever practica,l wooden toilet thrones, all ready to comm ... read more
I am an Australian artist painting and living in Dubai. We were based in Abu Dhabi for several years, before spending a year back in Australia, then relocating to Dubai.
When I am not in the studio, I love to take photographs, especially when we are traveling or exploring life in the UAE.
As an artist I am always looking, seeing, photographing, I never leave home without a camera, whether it is a SLR, compact digital or these days often just my iphone!... full info