Link 12 Jun Dubai » Souk Madinat Jumeirah in 2011 Past and Present in Pictures»

Madinat Jumeirah is located along one kilometre of private beachfront adjacent to Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Burj Al Arab, and Wild Wadi Water Park. It is an approximate 30 minute drive from Dubai International Airport in non-peak traffic.

Link 11 Jun Dubai » View of the Burj Khalifa from Souk Al Bahar 2011 Past and Present in Pictures»

The complex is situated along Sheikh Zayed Road across from Al Wasl locality on the north-west. It is bounded to the south by Business Bay and to the north-east by Financial Centre Road, which separates it from Zabeel 2 and Trade Center 2. It is connected to the Dubai Metro via the Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall Metro Station. The First Interchange, which is in the last phases of construction, will guarantee the free flow of traffic to and from the area.

Link 9 Jun Dubai » Air Conditioned Bus Stop in Dubai 2010 Past and Present in Pictures»

The Public Bus Transport system in Dubai is run by the RTA. The bus system services 140 routes and transported over 109 million people in 2008. By the end of 2010, there will be 2,100 buses in service across the city.

Link 27 May UAE » Dubai Balloon Festival 2011 Past and Present in Pictures»

UAE hot air balloon festival 2011
UAE Hot Air Ballooning Festival, was held to mark 40th UAE National Day celebrations. The event was held from December 1-3 in 2011.

Link 25 May UAE » Bur Dubai Shopping Street 1986 Past and Present in Pictures»

Bur Dubai is a historic district in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, located on the western side of the Dubai Creek. The name literally translates to Mainland Dubai, a reference to the traditional separation of the Bur Dubai area from Deira by the Dubai Creek. This is because Bur Dubai historically consisted of all districts between the western bank of the Creek and Jumeirah. The Ruler’s Court is located in the district adjacent to the Grand Mosque.

Link 22 May UAE » Sheikh Zayed Road from Dubai Trade Centre 1991 Past and Present in Pictures»

The Dubai-Abu Dhabi Highway of E 11 links the two largest cities of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The project was proposed by the Sheikhs of Abu Dhabi and Dubai to Sheikh Zayed.

Link 21 May UAE » Wild Wadi Water Park 2010 Past and Present in Pictures»

Wild Wadi has a heated/cooled wave pool, multiple water slides and two artificial surfing machines. In addition, the park had the largest water slide outside of North America, but recently it was removed to make space for two other rides.

Link 19 May Night Fog in Dubai city 2011 Past and Present in Pictures»

Condensation of air carrying moisture causes fog and mist in areas where the temperature drops. Mostly it happens in the coastal and interior areas. High levels of humidity and calm conditions further contribute to the development of fog, the forecaster explained.

Link 18 May UAE » Burj Al Kahalifa Sheikh Zayed Road Flyovers 2011 Past and Present in Pictures»

The design architect, Adrian Smith, felt that the uppermost section of the building did not culminate elegantly with the rest of the structure, so he sought and received approval to increase it to the current height.It has been explicitly stated that this change did not include any added floors, which is fitting with Smith’s attempts to make the crown more slender.

Link 17 May UAE » Atlantis Hotel Lobby 2010 Past and Present in Pictures»

The Atlantis Palm is the second of Kerzner’s Atlantis resorts, located in Dubai. The hotel resort sits atop the man-made island known as Palm Jumeirah. The $1.5 billion hotel resort opened in September 2008

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