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Christmas desert: how Dubai celebrates the festive season

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Christmas desert: how Dubai celebrates the festive season

Christmas desert: how Dubai celebrates the festive season

From a skydiving Santa, to sleighs on water, in this episode of Postcards we find out how people in Dubai are getting wrapped up in the holiday spirit.


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