Driving the Same Model of Car I Own Back Home in a Country Halfway Around the World

I never traveled much. Then I find myself halfway around the world in a country that is quite different than what I was used to. I wanted to explore a bit on my own as I was allowed to move freely in the country. I rented a vehicle in Dubai and drove around looking at some of the most unique architecture I have ever seen. The temperatures here climb over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Yes, you probably can tell where I’m from as we are really the only country to not be using the Metric system. Anyway, architectural design here manipulates the sun to provide areas of shade and cool. Did you know that you can even go skiing here in the desert? They have an indoor ski hill. I cannot imagine the amount of energy it takes to keep the place below freezing.

It was weird to be driving around … Read More