Flags and Sheikh Love

Earlier this month, the UAE celebrated National Day commemorating 40 years as a union.  The city was covered with flags and pictorial tributes to UAE leaders.  Here are a few pictures from around town, followed by a video clip of an Oath of Allegiance to the union.

flags... everywhere! On houses, hotels and businesses

a more festive than normal depiction of the sheikhs

I always wanted a chic, I mean sheikh scarf. 🙂

Lots of cars around town have these kinds of decorations.

commemorative perfume, anyone? (complete with official logo!)


English Introduction vido Our Allegiance to Khalifa from Our Allegiance To Khalifa on Vimeo.


About Lynda

Longhorns and Camels is a blog about exploring Dubai from the perspective of an expat from Texas. It features stories about living in Dubai including descriptions of local culture and popular activities in the region. It also includes photography of the UAE and other countries abroad. It has been recommended by several well-known guides for expatriates: InterNations, ExpatWoman and Expat Focus.
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One Response to Flags and Sheikh Love

  1. Shannon says:

    Great post! Love the vimeo video too.

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