December 24, 2013
BEN ELLIOTT-SCOTT of Desert Snow company, a company which specializes in artificial snow, works on a snowman, a few hours ahead of a Christmas party Dec. 21 at a private villa, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Middle East’s brashest city is increasingly embracing the trappings of Christmas in a way that would be unthinkable in more conservative parts of the Muslim world. Christmas trees adorn shopping centers and residential neighborhoods, and high-end hotels try to outdo one another with extravagant and boozy holiday dinners.
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