Dubai Meanderings: the Palm Jumeirah

The Palm Jumeirah is the world’s largest man-made island — shaped to look like a palm tree.  The island is accessed by a monorail with two stations — one right at the base of the ‘tree’ and other other at the top of the tree.  In this case, the top is the Atlantis the Palm Hotel, a fancy hotel with its own waterpark.  While we didn’t go into the waterpark, we still managed to get a few photos and we walked around the hotel where we were permitted…

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View from the monorail

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Atlantis beach

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Ceiling inside the hotel

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Floor detail

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Waterpark area

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Construction going on all over the island... mainly big office buildings, hotels and condos

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