The Corniche, Abu Dhabi, UAE

What can I say about this very special place? The Corniche is an 8km stretch along the waterfront in the heart of Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi is the capitol of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). There are seven Emirates in the UAE, which I will discuss in another post. lived within walking distance and everyContinue reading “The Corniche, Abu Dhabi, UAE”

Where is the Dominican Republic? Donde esta la Republica Dominicana?

The Dominican Republic is about a four hour flight from New York, where many Dominicans live. It shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti which makes for many interesting observations and comparisons. The Dominican has about 5/8 of the land. Many Haitians do live in the Dominican Republic. The island is part of the GreaterContinue reading “Where is the Dominican Republic? Donde esta la Republica Dominicana?”

Motocicletas (Motorcycles)

One of the things you will notice in the Dominican Republic is that there are motorcycles everywhere. Mainly small ones…but every imaginable type and vintage with lots of scooter type vehicles. They buzz about chaotically with few rules seeming to apply. Red lights are meaningless. They often go as fast as their throttle allows andContinue reading “Motocicletas (Motorcycles)”