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First Moments Out on the Roads of Dubai

We finally headed out to explore the city. My goodness was I in for a big surprise. Expecting this exotic land tucked away in the corners of Arabia, I was waiting for the sounds, smells and sites of a foreign land. But I can’t explain how normal I felt. Not only because essentially the majority of the people are also foreigners, but America’s fingerprint was everywhere!

In America it seems like overnight that Spanish words showed up alongside English words on all the signs. In Dubai English words are paired up everywhere with Arabic words, even on their traffic signs.


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