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UAE, 2006-2007
Photos from my expat period in Ruwais, United Arab Emirates

Pre-visit Nov 2005 - Abu Dhabi
Pre-visit Nov 2005 - Abu Dhabi  |  Total images: 15  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
During the pre-visit I also spent some time in Abu Dhabi, the capital of U.A.E.
Pre-visit Nov 2005 - Ruwais
Pre-visit Nov 2005 - Ruwais  |  Total images: 16  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
Ruwais is the town where I will work and live, so it was naturally included in the pre-visit
Settling in Ruwais
Settling in Ruwais  |  Total images: 8  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
The first week in my new hometown
Weekend in Abu Dhabi
Weekend in Abu Dhabi  |  Total images: 9  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
Sun, beach, pool and shopping
Adnoc station
Adnoc station  |  Total images: 8  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
Half-way between Abu Dhabi and Ruwais it lies - the often well needed pitstop. Being in the middle of the desert, for sure it gives some Canon moments!
Off-road in Hatta, and a little Dubai
Off-road in Hatta, and a little Dubai  |  Total images: 33  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
Some colleagues and me took our cars offroad up in the Hatta mountains. I also had time to get a first taste of Dubai.
Weekend in Dubai
Weekend in Dubai  |  Total images: 29  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
Some shopping, lot's of relaxing and some photos of the Dubai Marina construction
World Cup game Sweden-Paraguay
World Cup game Sweden-Paraguay  |  Total images: 14  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
Swedish fans conquered the Double Decker pub in Dubai!
Ski Dubai
Ski Dubai  |  Total images: 15  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
40 degrees outside, -2 inside and 400 m slope!
Camel Safari
Camel Safari  |  Total images: 13  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
Desert driving just outside Ruwais
Borealis visitors in November
Borealis visitors in November  |  Total images: 27  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
Conferences, meetings and social events with visiting colleagues from Europe
Desert flip
Desert flip  |  Total images: 10  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
One of our cars flipped over in an unfortunate event
Liwa Oasis and Emirates Palace
Liwa Oasis and Emirates Palace  |  Total images: 26  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
Linda and I went on a tour to the amazing Liwa Oasis in the desert, and Abu Dhabi with Emirates Palace
Sandy Beach, Fujairah
Sandy Beach, Fujairah  |  Total images: 31  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
Colleague Danny was celebrated off by a decent weekend on the UAE east coast
Umm Sequiem Beach, Dubai
Umm Sequiem Beach, Dubai  |  Total images: 11  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
Sunset on the beach by Burj Al Arab
Hidden Beach, near Ruwais
Hidden Beach, near Ruwais  |  Total images: 15  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
Picnic with the colleagues and their children along the coast to Saudi
Diving in Khor Fakkan
Diving in Khor Fakkan  |  Total images: 54  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
Went diving with Linda and Rene on the East Coast in the end of July
Larssons in UAE
Larssons in UAE  |  Total images: 80  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
Mom and brother visiting me in UAE
Desert and Dubai Tour
Desert and Dubai Tour  |  Total images: 27  |  Date added: 2008-07-28
Linda and I hosted two Swedish travel reporters on visit