As a young girl, I have been in constant fascination with the burqa in which my grandmother wore whenever she stepped out of home.
I would always question her about it and with a kind and heartfelt smile she would tell me
'I wear it to hide my wrinkles and for sun protection'.
It was a beautiful night over the hilly deserts of Dubai when my grandmother told me the story of the burqa and how it came to be a part of our most sacred traditions.
'The burqa my daughter, can be traced back as far as the 1800's and in particularly through the roots of Al Mutairi tribes.
A young girl, who hailed from Al Mutairi tribe lived with her father in the mountains..........