In case you missed the update to that Dubai fountain post last week pointing to the video of the Dubai fountain posted at my friend's blog, here's the video of the dancing Dubai Fountain, taken by my friend Stacey: http://cdn-akm.vmixcore.com/core-flash/UnifiedVideoPlayer/UnifiedVideoPlayer.swf Thank you Stacey for taking the video and letting me post this in my blog!
As the mighty Burj Dubai nears completion, the establishments, residents and tourists are getting ready for it. The developer has been hurrying up with another milestone - the completion of the world's largest fountain. Remember about that huge (supposedly bigger than the one at Bellagio in Las Vegas), spectacular fountain I posted before? Well, there … Continue reading Dubai fountain is almost here
I discovered a new off the beaten path part of Dubai a couple of days back, away from the touristy center but still having a great view of Sheikh Zayed Road (the road where the tall buildings are) at night. M (my hubby) took me to Za'abeel, an area very near to Sheikh Zayed Road … Continue reading The desert metropolis, from afar
Read Day 1, Day 2, Day 3 Part 1 & Part 2 if you want to catch up with this series. It's rather surprising - after a gruelling bout of migraine the day before and an almost sleepless night because of (single) bed sharing with Pristine, that I would wake up alive, alert and ready … Continue reading Day 4, Dubai Mall and checking out the monster
We're having continuous bad weather for three consecutive days now. Dubai bad weather means gray skies and dropletsof rain but this morning, we woke up to a real downpour. The forecast says more rain will be expected today. Rain is a rare occurrence here in the UAE (although it has rained a lot in 2007 … Continue reading It’s raining but I don’t mind
A friend of mine, who is so interested in Dubai even before I hopped on the plane to relocate here came to see me last month, just after Christmas. Japan offices are off on the last week of the year so she had the chance to finally come, bringing all her guide books and t-shirts. … Continue reading Wandering around Dubai like a real tourist, Day 1
Dubai's prominent developer, Emaar Properties said on Monday that it plans to build the largest fountain in the world as the centerpiece of its Downtown Burj Dubai project. What's in store when the project is completed next year: The $218 million project is said to be 25% larger than the iconic fountains at the Bellagio … Continue reading World’s largest fountain to be built in Dubai
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Ever wondered what happened to the world's tallest building being constructed in Dubai? ~The Burj Dubai on December 2007~ We last visited Burj Dubai last exactly one month ago in December and surprised to see that the glass panels are in place already. The full height is not disclosed and looking at this photo, it looks like the … Continue reading Burj Dubai revisited