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Year Of The 50: This Instagram Page Has Documented Over 3000 Historical Pictures Of The UAE!

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Ladies and gentlemen, allow yourselves to travel back in time to the 20th century UAE thanks to the fabulous and well-documented Instagram page @dubaihistory

The account, boasting almost 20,000 followers has posted over 3000 historical pictures of Dubai and the other Emirates during its prime time.

And if you’re anything like us (a historical buff), you’re for sure going to love these

Time travel anyone?

 

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The best part about the account is that each image shared also comes with the exact date, time, place, credits, and even the longitude and latitude (wherever can be!)

Cool, right?

 

 

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The founder of the page, Colin Fahidi, said he is “passionate about old pics from Dubai and elsewhere in the UAE”

 

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The page has over 19,900 followers and has photos dating as far back as Al Hosn Fort, Abu Dhabi in 1904

 

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You can also enjoy delightful sarcastic, but witty commentary by the founder of the page himself

…never a bad thing!

 

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Colin resided in the UAE during the 1980s since he posted photos of the time which he credited to himself

 

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Communities in the UAE have gotten so excited seeing  this documentation of the past that really brings to life how far the UAE has come, in so little time

 

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Enjoy these glimpses into the past of the making of a great nation!

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