I spent the entire day today in Dubai. I left Abu Dhabi at 9AM and did not get back until 8PM. This is the first time I have ventured out of Abu Dhabi since mid August. I went to the Dubai Outlet Mall looking for clothes and shoes. I did not find anything I liked. I proceeded to Bur Dubai, the historic area of Dubai. I got lucky and found a parking spot. This place is usually crowded. I usually avoid parking garages here because the spots and access ways are tight. The paid parking spots outside are usually all filled up on Fridays because parking is free on that day. I went on a sightseeing spree and I walked around the Dubai Creek area, then to the old souk, and Al Bastikiya, the historic district. Before I headed back to Abu Dhabi, I drove to the Souk Madinat Jumeirah to have coffee and a snack. It turned out to be a nice day weather-wise -- clear skies and cool breeze. I took a lot of nice photos. I will post these on this blog and/or my flickr account on a later date.
On my way back to my car after walking around Bastikiya, two business signs caught my attention: Shadi and Honest.
I would hesitate to do business with this shop for fear of "shady" dealings.
Four doors away is this other business. I think I would be more comfortable dealing with "Honest" or "Honest Ban Joo."