Dubai Canal

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Enrico David: Fault Work

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Born in Ancona, Italy, Enrico David is an artist based in London and Berlin. He works on drawings, sculpture and installations.

he studied in London and has since exhibited in galleries and museums throughout London. This is the first time his work is being exhibited in Middle East.

Please head down to Sharjah Art Foundation to see his work.

 

 

 

Dhow Harbor

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The traditional dhow harbor in Dubai Creek in Diera.

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” William G.T. Shedd

 

U-Bootmuseum in Hamburg

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After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, more than 150 submarines were put out of duty; most of them in 1995. Only rarely, the Russian government, in agreement with the secret service, allowed those to be established as a museum.
U-434, whose Russian description is B-515, was used for special missions: dangerous submarine chases during the naval blockade of Cuba, secret spy missions at the east coast of the United States as well as patrolling territorial waters of the Soviet Union.
This submarine belonged to the Russian Navy for 26 years, until April 2002. After a comparably short negotiation period, it was bought by U-Bootmuseum Hamburg.
U-434 is one of the very few submarines of the Tango class still existing in the world today. It is estimated that 20 submarines were produced, three of those and among them U-434 were specially customized.

 

 

 

Alster Lake in Hamburg

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It was created as early as the 13th century by damming the little Alster river and its even smaller feeder rivers. Its opulent grasslands on the edge of the bank offer plenty of opportunities to be close to the water, right in the middle of the city. Just kicking back on a blanket or a deckchair, jogging “all the way round the Alster”, taking a walk, playing frisbee and boules – the options are endless for you to enjoy this splendid green oasis on land. During some winters, you will even be able to make your way across the lake to the other bank without getting your feet wet. Naturally, the Alster is surrounded by cafés and restaurants where you can enjoy a meal or drink with a splendid view of the water.

Going Home

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A boat from Iran leaving the Dubai Harbor

Home is where the anchor drops ..