A lesson in life and death

The desert. Bleak, unforgiving and spectacular.

It takes just 45 seconds for me to realise I could die out here. Easily.

Building made for the gods

The Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower at a height of 828 metres (2,717 feet), stands in Dubai.

The Burj Khalifa is 828 metres tall and is named after an Abu Dhabi sheikh.

Video: An eagle-eye view of Dubai video

An eagle-eye view of Dubai

Darshan the eagle took off from the world's tallest tower with a camera strapped to him. The view is unparalleled.

Dislike at first sight gallery

CAMEL CAPERS - a local guide with his surly stead.

We glared at each other with haughty sniffs and the occasional deep groan rumbling from his hairy chest.

Stunning timelapse showcases Dubai video

Rob Whitworth

From a plane's cockpit to inside the iconic Burj Khalifa, this is Dubai like you've never seen it before.

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