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Dubai-Home Away from Home

Updated on June 4, 2017
Fountains in Dubai Mall
Fountains in Dubai Mall | Source
Address Hotel all lit up
Address Hotel all lit up | Source
The Burj Al Arab
The Burj Al Arab | Source
The Burj Khalifa
The Burj Khalifa | Source
The Metro
The Metro | Source
Fireworks in the sky
Fireworks in the sky | Source

Dubai has been my home for many years now. My home away from home. This is my tribute to the wonderful city of Dubai.

All these photos that have been showcased here are taken by my dear husband - Venkat. He is an avid photographer with an eye for beauty and a great talent to capture scenes with his magical eye.

My Home

Dubai is my home away from home,

A land of cultural diversity,

Feelings of warmth, welcome and comfort,

I have always had in Dubai on Planet Earth,

Nowhere else on earth, have I truly felt,

At home, as I do in Dubai,

The very best.


Dubai has every facility,

Schools, colleges and universities,

All the excellent facilities,

To suit each one's cares and needs,

Help is in abundant and is always there,

You can live without a worry or care.


Architecture at its very best,

Buildings, Museums, and all the rest,

Cultural shows, movies and programmes on TV,

Wonderful episodes for you and me,

Concerts from all over the world,

An incredible musical tale forever to be told.


Artworks galore and artists too,

Singers from every corner of the world,

To entertain you,

Dancers enrapture your heart and soul,

Leaves you spiralling out of control!

Not a moment goes by without a sale,

Fashion shows, all are a beautiful tale.

Every feast is a delectable joy,

Eats and treats for all girls and boys,

Air-conditioned bus stops wherever you go,

Zipping and zooming metros, quite a show,

Malls and malls, one the biggest of all,

The Burj Khalifa standing very tall.


Help and facilities for the physically challenged,

Wherever you go, facilities for the elderly,

For we love them, all and we care deeply.


I am all in admiration of the green nature,

Spread out wide with remarkable stature,

Each single plant cultivated with care,

Each flower made to bloom,

And looked after with great care,

Landscapes with greenery a pleasant sight to see,

Colorful flowers dotted in between all these.


All this and many, many more,

Makes Dubai,

My home away from home.

Dubai - Palm Jumeirah

© 2012 Nithya Venkat

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      mary615 thank you for stopping by. Thanks for the vote up too.

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      I have read so much about Dubai, so I was anxious to read this Hub. Thanks for all the good info.

      I voted this UP, etc.

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      ignugent17 Dubai is a great place to be. Thanks for stopping by.

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      ignugent17 5 years ago

      Very beautiful and I agree with you Dubai is really a place you can enjoy and the people are very friendly too. Thanks for sharing the pictures Vellur.

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      Hi!! Beata Stasak thank you, for stopping by and leaving a comment. Dubai is a wonderful place.

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      Beata Stasak 5 years ago from Western Australia

      Spent a great time in Dubai on my stop-over from Australia to my homeland in Europe, love this super modern and yet old desert city, you have done an amazing job to describe it and your husband's pictures are great:) B

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      Ruby H Rose thank you for your appreciation,

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      Maree Michael Martin 6 years ago from Northwest Washington on an Island

      Love the pictures! What a great poem about such a beautiful place, you did it justice.

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      praririeprince Dubai is a great place, thankyou for reading and your appreciation.

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      Sharilee Swaity 6 years ago from Canada

      Vellur, this is a wonderful hub and poem. It's interesting that I have just met someone from Oman, and she was telling me about going to Dubai on a regular basis. She loves it! I have also seen a lot about all the amazing building they have there. You sound like you love it and it's great to hear your enthusiasm for where you live. Well done!

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      Deborah Brooks Dubai is a lovely city. Thank you for reading and leaving a comment.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 6 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Dubai looks like a .. In fact I love to travel and visit. lovely city. I would love to visit.. thanks for sharing

      Debbie

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      Thank you for reading and your appreciation. Am very happy you like my poetry.

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      Judy Specht 6 years ago from California

      Amazing, You have truly conveyed the wonder and beauty of Dubai. Your poetry is very good.

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      Molometer Dubai is a great place to visit. Thank you for reading and leaving a comment.

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      molometer 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Funny enough, I was thinking of working in Dubai last year.

      This was good information and the pictures are beautiful.

      I may think about it some more for a visit.

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      Jackie Lynnley yes nothing as fantastic as loving where you live. Thank you for reading and leaving a comment.

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      Jackie Lynnley 6 years ago from The Beautiful South

      Sounds as beautiful as it looks. Nothing as fantastic as loving where you live.

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      happyturtle thank you for reading and commenting. Yes, UAE is fascinating and a wonderful place.

      Denisen Handlon thank you for reading and your wonderful comment. Thank you for your vote, very much apreciated.

      teaches 12345 thank you for reading and commenting. Dubai is a place worth visiting.

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      Dianna Mendez 6 years ago

      This is a place I would enjoy visiting some day. Love your photo display of the location. I find your description inviting and suppportive of how much a visit like this would be so worthwhile. Thanks for sharing.

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      Denise Handlon 6 years ago from North Carolina

      Vellur-it's beautiful. I know I've read other work about Dubai and it looks very beautiful. It's wonderful to have that feeling of 'being home' in a place that is not our actual home-just having the excitement and comfort of feeling like we belong there. Beautiful photos as well. Thanks for sharing your lovely poem. Voted up / interesting and beautiful.

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      happyturtle 6 years ago from UK

      I found this page really interesting. I have visited Abu Dhabi once, I found the UAE a fascinating country and the people were very friendly.

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      Peggy W thank you for reading and the vote. Thank you for sharing too. It was a pleasure answering your question.

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      Peggy Woods 6 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Your husband takes beautiful photos! Thanks for answering my question with your poem about Dubai...your "home away from home." It certainly looks like a grand place. Voted up and interesting. Will also share this.

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