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Jumeirah Lake Towers [Jul. 27th, 2009|12:23 am]
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In February, I posted some pictures of Jumeirah Lake Towers, calling it "the stuff across from Dubai Marina." That day was much clearer than today was, but I got out with antivert and dubaiwalla to get a few photographs.

The middle few pictures were taken from the 33rd and 19th floors of the Bonnington Tower, where the staff were extremely accommodating about letting us take pictures from the verandas of beautiful deluxe apartments!


There really are a couple of lakes, with more to come. See the Marina skyline back there?




This is the base of the 74-story Almas Tower. If you looked at my first JLT entry, Almas Tower is the tall one with the spire.


Metro Station, and beyond it, yachts.


Jumeirah Islands is an inland development surrounded by artificial canals.


Sunset time! I used my sunglasses as a filter.


Metro station!




Finally, dinner at Sivestar Bhavan in Karama. Dosai, uttapam, Gobi 65, and idlis.
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[User Picture]From: premkudva
2009-07-27 04:29 am (UTC)
> I used my sunglasses as a filter.

This I will remember next time.
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[User Picture]From: premkudva
2009-07-27 04:30 am (UTC)
You are having onion dosa perhaps?
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[User Picture]From: dubaiwalla
2009-07-27 05:37 am (UTC)
We had ordered a rava dosa and an onion uttapam.
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[User Picture]From: wicked_danu
2009-07-27 06:09 pm (UTC)
Pictures are sexual! :)
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[User Picture]From: chu_hi
2009-07-30 11:36 pm (UTC)
Hahaha... which ones might you mean? ;)
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[User Picture]From: wicked_danu
2009-07-31 12:01 pm (UTC)
The Almas Tower one and the Jumeirah Lake villas (I've just forgotten the actual name of the place even though it's like 2 inches away from me!)

Thanks for posting!
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[User Picture]From: antivert
2009-07-31 12:36 pm (UTC)
I don't know what YOURS looks like, but.. wow man, just wow.
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[User Picture]From: chu_hi
2009-07-30 11:37 pm (UTC)
I can't look at those pictures the same way anymore...
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[User Picture]From: bec_87rb
2009-07-27 07:20 pm (UTC)

kewl

Dubai! The home of completely insane construction projects!

Any progress on Fisher's rotating skyscraper?
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From: doc_cathode
2009-07-29 12:21 am (UTC)
The almas tower looks like something out of star trek.
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[User Picture]From: chu_hi
2009-07-31 12:40 pm (UTC)
From one angle, its spire looks like a triumphant middle digit.
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From: sleepinbeauty
2009-07-29 12:50 am (UTC)
Those buildings are crazy. Cool but also definitely crazy.
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