The Etihad Towers pierce through a sea of clouds, creating a dreamlike vista. “I chose to capture my friend in it, to reflect the Emirati’s contemplations, visions, and how he worked through the impossible to accomplish astonishing achievements,” writes Your Shot photographer Khalid Al Hammadi.
- Nat Geo Expeditions
Situated on the coast of the Arabian Peninsula, the United Arab Emirates’ capital city is an oasis for adventure, culture, and comfort seekers. Discover the intricate designs of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, go sailing through azure waters, dine in opulent hotels, and relax at a soul-soothing desert retreat. (See pictures of Dubai, an ultramodern city of extravagance.)