Saturday, September 23, 2006
Ramadan Day 1
The first of Ramadan is comming to an end here in the UAE. I slept in this morning and went to work late as I was up most of last night working on the blog. As soon as I was on the road today I started noticing things that could be related to ramadan and I had forgotten my camera at home. Inshallah tomorrow I will keep my camera with me to share some pictures from the UAE. Traffic was more then usual in the morning and by the time I was heading back around Iftar time the roads were quite empty, probably due to the change in office hours. Most of the restaurants were sold out of Samosas, Jaleebis, Pakoras and the other usual ramadan stuff well before the iftar time. Here in the UAE restaurants sell and serve almost all the usual stuff you might get back home in Pakistan. The typical Iftari for people who eat at restaurants is a glass of Juice (usually Rohafza), a couple of dates, some pakoras and assorted cut fruit, I had'nt reached home so I had that on the way. Most restaurants do not charge customers for the small plate of iftari and juice they serve.
Picture: Morning traffic opposit the Dubai Airport I felt it was more than usual both ways.