HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Made An Abra Driver’s Day in Dubai

A people’s prince indeed
HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Made An Abra Driver’s Day in Dubai
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By Latika Ganti Dhingra -

So how do you react when the Crown Prince of Dubai decides to use your abra to cross the creek between Bur Dubai and Deira? 

Just watch the video which HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, posted on his Instagram account where he takes a ride on an abra (a traditional motorised water taxi) to cross the creek in Old Dubai. In the video he is seen interacting with the abra driver, who looks a bit shell-shocked but super happy with an, 'I can’t believe this is happening to me!' expression… obviously. 

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The video is a trip down memory lane for the Prince where he is chilling with his friends and the driver on the abra, taking shots of the old city, Shindagha, the heritage district, the souk, and even check out some spices and nuts on sale.  

Naturally the video has gone viral and already has over 420,000 views. We wouldn’t expect anything less.