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Burj al-Arab hotel, Dubai

Silent Sunday: The luxurious Burj al-Arab hotel in Dubai

The fabulous sail-shaped Burj al Arab in Dubai, United Arab Emirates – the world’s most luxurious hotel.

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Silent Sunday: Lone lorry passing through the Hajar Mountains in Oman

Lone lorry passing through the stark landscape of the Hajar Mountains – the Musandam Peninsula in Oman

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Silent Sunday: Merchant boats at the Strait of Hormuz

Trading goats for cigarettes? Merchant boats loading up before crossing the Strait of Hormuz to Iran – Khasab in Oman

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Abu Simbel

Silent Sunday: Rock temple at Abu Simbel, Nubia in Egypt

Rock Temple of Ramses II at Abu Simbel, Nubia in Egypt. Ramses was also known as Userma’atre Setepenre in Ancient Egyptian and Ozymandias in Greek.

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Silent Sunday: Omani goat roaming the streets in the noonday sun

Omani goat roaming the streets of Khasab in the scorching noonday sun – the Musandam Peninsula

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Sunset, Kuwait

Silent Sunday: Kuwait City at Sunset

Kuwait sunset

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#Emiratesairline Business Class Review

On a cold February day, I boarded an Emirates flight from Oslo to Dubai, to swap snow for sand for a few days. The 6.5-hour flight is served by a Boeing 777-300ER, on a route that has only been in operation for a few months. I was here as a guest of the airline to […]

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