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View From the Top of the Burj Al Arab

I saw this under construction, but it wasn’t from *this* perspective:

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Amazing.

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4 Comments

  1. tx2vadem

    I think they renamed it to Burj Khalifa Bin Zayed, after the leader of Abu Dhabi. That’s got to sting. =)

    Certainly a monument to human engineering. A 14 degree temperature difference from ground floor to the top is pretty amazing. But it also seems like a colossal waste of money.

    And the Saudis are going to build one taller than that. It’s their oil money to waste though.

  2. MB

    I think they renamed it to Burj Khalifa Bin Zayed, after the leader of Abu Dhabi. That’s got to sting.

    Daaaaaamn. I expect that decision took place at the same time the Dubai bailout was confirmed.

    Waste of money or not, I’m totally heading up as far into that as I can, someday.

  3. Peej

    If you bungee jump off it, it’d be more impressive. I’ve got some rope lying around, somewhere…

  4. MB

    Either you don’t know how bungee jumping works, or I’ve got more to worry about from you than I’d thought . . .

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