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'A Skier's Journey': Dubai

Jordan Manley explores the contrasts of skiing in Dubai

Updated: December 3, 2012, 12:32 PM ET
By Jordan Manley

Teaser Episode 1: Japan Episode 2: Dubai Episode 3: Iceland

5:30 a.m., Dubai, United Arab Emirates -- Sweat is beginning to collect anywhere it can at this point. Twenty seconds ago, I was nearly cold. I'm doing my best to keep up behind Paulino, a short, 30-something technician from the Philippines. He's climbing a sketchy ladder up the nether regions of Dubai's fantastical indoor ski hill, Ski Dubai.

He tells me he wants to come to Canada to work at a ski resort, ...

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