As promised, the Dubai Metro is all set for an exciting launch tomorrow 09-09-2009. The Red Line of the Dubai metro is all set to kick start operations in less than 48 hours from now. The launch on the date announced shows the commitment and vision of the rulers. Dubai Metro was announced in 2005 [...]
I am on the way to Abu Dhabi from Dubai as I write this. I picked up a Nokia E75 yesterday and I am using it to blog. May be I will take net connection for my E75 to blog on random subjects when I am on the move. The E75 has browsing [...]
I had written long back that Burj Dubai has raced past the CN Tower. A couple of months ago the final height of the Burj Dubai was announced after it reached 818 meters (2,684 ft). The height of the Burj Dubai was kept a secret until recently. Of course it was expected to be in [...]
This comes from me after ages and it is about where the Tall Tower, “The Burj Dubai” stands now! I wrote about the Burj Dubai after it overtook the CN Tower of Canada. Last week it overtook the KVLY-TV Mast in North Dakota, USA. The KVLY is a television transmitting mast, which was completed in [...]
Here’s a birds eye view of the construction and development work in Dubai…
You must have seen this picture…yes it is Burj Al Arab in Dubai – Supposedly the only 7 Star Hotel in the World!
It was built in only 18 months and completed in 2003…
Yes, it cost a lot of money. Contrary to popular opinion, [...]
Being in Dubai itâ€™s natural that a few random posts of mine are on Dubai. Writing about Dubai and not mentioning about “Burj Dubai”, the tower slated to be the tallest in the world is like being in Paris and not mentioning about Eiffel Tower.
Burj Dubai is now taller than the CN Tower in [...]
Being a Dubai resident a few random posts will be about Dubai. Here’s the first one!
Dubai will be home to at least six tall towers exceeding 100 floors. Only Chicago in the world boasts of more than 1 super tower. They are the 108-storey Sears Towers and the 100-storey John Hancock Center. A third, the [...]