Emirates flight crew arrive to people waving flags and musicians after flying on an Emirates flight from Dubai, one of the first international commercial flights coming into South Africa, at the Cape Town International airport in Cape Town on October 1, 2020. – A first batch of regional and international flights landed in South Africa on October 1, 2020, as borders reopened after a more than six-month shutdown to limit the spread of coronavirus (Photo by RODGER BOSCH / AFP) (Photo by RODGER BOSCH/AFP via Getty Images)
Eastern Eye Staff
by HOWARD ROBIN SUN, SEA AND ARCHITECTURE DRAW TOURISTS TO MODERN METROPOLIS IT’S the holiday destination of choice for many British Asians, a second home to countless Bollywood stars and a place where some 1.5 million people from the Indian subcontinent live and work. In little more than a decade, Dubai has metamorphosed from being just another urban conurbation in the Persian Gulf to possibly the most extraordinary modern metropolis on earth. This city of superlatives houses the world’s tallest building, largest shopping mall and even the biggest sweet shop. With its audacious architecture, spectacular skyline and sleek metro zipping…
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