United Arab Emirates – Vision and Extravagance

Skyscrapers floats make their way near shabby buildings and cruise ships large which share Persian Gulf with wooden fishing boats.A barren land like Frank Herbert’s Dune planet in which spice for which many are willing to pay the ultimate price is nothing more than petrol .More than half a century ago along the Gulf Persian Coast led his life on a day to day, fishermen and pearl seekers. In the early `40, petrol would change the course of history.Homes who were to demolish were transformed into futuristic buildings thanks to Sheikh who were not caught in the mirage of black gold and have prepared a backup plan that would ensure a good living after the depletion of natural resources.

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Artificial beaches, extreme sports and pearls …

Tourism is focused around stretches of sand.If the desert dunes reserved of the few who dare them crosses the warm sand beaches which spoils all:from tourists who want to tan in a corner of the world looked up to those who prefer the comfort of a luxurious lounge chair.Emir of Dubai has come then with the idea of building artificial beaches, palm-shaped, more practical than circular stretch of sand.So were born the Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira, where celebrities from around the world flocked to buy properties.United Arab Emirates are now known worldwide thanks to the optimal conditions for jet skiing, snorkeling, scuba diving and kiteboarding.

Science Fiction buildings in Dubai

Nothing seems impossible for Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, after luxury underwater hotel Hydropolis, partially covered at Ski Dubai, Burj al Arab hotel and the world’s tallest building, Burj Dubai, Dynamic Towe a rotating skyscraper of 420 meters, 80 floors of which will spin independently and continuously around a fixed center of the cement.

Abu Dhabi, one of the richest cities in the world

Hosn Palace of Qasr has more than two centuries and boasts with the title of the oldest stone building in Abu Dhabi Here’s headquarters Cultural Foundation, which organizes exhibitions of photography and traditional objects.Capital hosts huge parks, as Khalifa Park, worth U.S. $ 50 million, which has its own aquarium.Ecological spirit urged local people to build on the outskirts of the capital,a clean town of 50,000 inhabitants.


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