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Feb 13, 2005 - Back to the UAE

About 100 km before the border a wind started to stream across the desert blowing a steady film of sand across the road. At times the flow was so uniform it looked as if the road had become a beach, at other times it whipped and frothed like whisps of yellow fog drifting across at headlight height. No room in the inn was the message from every hotel we'd called in Dubai... the city's annual shopping festival was in full swing and, unlikely as it might seem, there are enough international shopaholics to pack the city out. So we were going to...

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