July 5, 2015

July 5, 2015

Between Land and Sea

Photograph by Abrar Mohsin

Though Dubai is known for its grandiose cityscapes, it also has a vast and awe-inspiring natural beauty, writes Abrar Mohsin, who captured this aerial view from a helicopter above the seaside UAE metropolis. “The serene turquoise water and the golden hues in the desert sand present an interesting contrast,” he writes.

This photo was submitted to the 2015 Traveler Photo Contest.

10 comments
Daniel Mora
Daniel Mora

It's too bad Dubai is built on, and actively uses slave labor to build their cities and infrastructure. All the beauty in the world won't wash that stain away. Stop supporting Dubai/Emirates.

Aqua Rius
Aqua Rius

i am 1000% agreed with you...i have been in dubai for 3 years...it is the worst place for poor people how they use slave labors and paying them only in hundreds...they can spend millions to show off on patroling cars but not for the poor people or increments for them...they r developing entire UAE with our money...we pay 80% of electricity while localc are paying even less then 20%...we r paying for Emirates ID n all other bullshits ID's means means nothing to anyone...only keep in ur wallet when it expires go n renew n feed the government...sick rules...uae sick...

Peyman Hafezi
Peyman Hafezi

Beautiful shot. Remind that the sea is Persian Gulf.

ANURAG NAIR
ANURAG NAIR

This is beautiful and has a soothing feel to it. 

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