Sharjah is the third largest Emirate in the UAE both in terms of size and population. It would not be out of place to call this the cultural capital of the UAE. It is said that Sharjah has been continuously inhabited for 5000 years. Ok.. We will hold the history for another day 🙂
For now here are a few pictures to demonstrate the diversity in such a small region.
Ilocos happened by chance.
I was supposed to go to Batanes, an archipelago province in The Philippines situated in the Cagayan Valley region. It is the northernmost province in the country, and also the smallest. As luck would have it, just few days before my trip, typhoon struck there and everything came to standstill. The damage was done. The flights were cancelled, so was the trip.
The organizers TBEX offered me three
Indonesia in Pictures
Indonesia is a beautiful country. One could write pages and pages or one could try to pictorially cover it. I am striving here to do the latter. They do say a picture is worth a thousand words!
Huge masks depicting various mythological characters interspersed with carved skulls of animals.
Discover Thainess in Pictures
At the grand inauguration of Discover Thainess 2015, there were moments when I was awestruck, when I was smiling, when I was curious and when I was speechless. I tried to capture such moments and some faces for you all.
Thinking or praying?
Abu Dhabi in Instagram
Do you play with Instagram?
I do. Sometimes.
Why sometimes? Because when I enjoy a place I forget about clicking pictures, let alone sharing them, instantly then and there. 🙂
Nonetheless, here are a few pictures that I had managed to Instagram when I was in Abu Dhabi. Presenting you the story of Abu Dhabi in Instagram.
On that note, here is my Instagram account. You may love to follow it for these glimpses from across the world.
When our plane was about to land
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
The word ‘grand’ in ‘Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque’, is not just a word, it tells us how grand the mosque really is! Everything is larger than life in this mosque of size of five football fields. Only natural materials have been used in the mosque such as marble, crystal ceramics, semi-precious stones, mother of pearl and even gold. As I enter the mosque, I am blinded by the sheer white of the 82 domes.