Tag Archives: outdoors

Dubai Marina

So many amazing buildings around the Dubai Marina. Dubai is a fascinating city – whilst it might lack the old school charm and heritage that most European cities have, it has it’s own unique features that make it well worth a visit. Most cities are built out of the past but Dubai is definitely built …

Dubai Marina

So many amazing buildings around the Dubai Marina. Dubai is a fascinating city – whilst it might lack the old school charm and heritage that most European cities have, it has it’s own unique features that make it well worth a visit. Most cities are built out of the past but Dubai is definitely built …

Dubai Marina

So many amazing buildings around the Dubai Marina. Dubai is a fascinating city – whilst it might lack the old school charm and heritage that most European cities have, it has it’s own unique features that make it well worth a visit. Most cities are built out of the past but Dubai is definitely built …

All lit up

Still on the Atomium, this time a close up view with the lights on. The LED were installed as part of the renovations in 2006. The lights came on relatively late, around 10:30 pm. Though there were very few people around, you could hear a collective and appreciative "wow" when it was lit up.

Atomium II

Constructed as a key attraction for the 1958 World Fair, it was an amazing engineering and construction achievement. featuring the fastest elevator and longest escalator at that time. It was planned to be dismantled after the fair but it was such a popular feature that it was left standing year on year. However, over the …