The Week in Photos: Travel Dubai

We’d need a time machine to keep the blog up to speed with our on the ground adventures. In the mean time, in this new segment we’ll post a handful of pictures that sum up the week. Enjoy!

Dubai was absolutely insane. We probably increased our carbon footprint by 200x in our 18 hour layover. We tried to see all the “sites” which mostly included long strolls through Dubai’s largest and most lavish malls.

We are glad we saw it, but the lavish over-the-top lifestyle of Dubai’s rich and famous isn’t really our thing.

Dubai_5We’re not in Kansas anymore, Toto | Flight map from Istanbul to Dubai

Dubai_6We started the day with a view from the top, the top of the tallest building in the world at 2,722 ft | Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai_2Gender segregation on Dubai’s metro is spelled out loud and clear, and heavily enforced | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai_1Exterior view of the world’s first indoor black diamond run | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai_3Air Emirates first class: Fly with your Peregrine Falcon (flight attendant not impressed) | Dubai International Airport, United Arab Emirates