View of part of the Fujairah Corniche and the Hajar Mountains in the Background

Friday, November 21, 2008

The Changing Images of Dubai

The Big Picture web site out of Boston has posted (19 November 2008) 28 wonderful photos of the changing skyline of Dubai.

Visual Stories
They are well taken photos like the one posted here and it is worth a look on the hosting site to see these large vistas.

There is not much in the way of text because the site is devoted to ‘new stories in photographs’.

Take a look at the comments at the bottom—84 when I checked the site. They express wonder, doom, awe, criticism, envy…

Dr Geoff Pound

Image: Image #24 “An Emirati carries a falcon, one of the tourist attractions at the lobby of the Atlantis resort complex on the man-made Palm Jumeirah island in the Gulf emirate of Dubai on November 18, 2008. (Courtesy of KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images). Click to ENLARGE.