Fact #1 Only 17% of the population are actual Emirati.
There wasn't a sign above this to say exactly what it was. I am assuming a Hope Chest of some sort. I thought it was beautiful and if I had a way to get it home, I would have.
Fact #2 The city of Dubai has a constitutional monarchy.
Crossing Dubai Creek in a traditional wooden water taxi.
Spices. Nuts. Chocolates. Dates.
Four of us ended up in a back room on the 2nd level of a store looking for scarves. One way in. One way out. This tiny elevator.
Fact #3 0% crime rate. Dubai is one of the safest places on earth. Racial tension among different nationals is unheard of.
Fact #4 There are no income taxes.
Fact #5 December 2, 1971, Dubai gained independence from the United Kingdom.