Dubai, United Arab Emirates – This is a section of Sheikh Zayed Road in the city of Dubai. To the left is the elevated railway track that carries the tracks of Dubai Metro; to the right, modern skyscrapers. A few decades ago there was only a desert road here, with sand on either side of the road. To the right are the head offices of dnata and Emirates Holidays, both part of the Emirates Airlines Group. An EPPCO Gas Station is also visible. Image shot in the morning sunlight on clear day with blue skies.