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Old April 20th, 2009, 08:33 PM   #481
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i have been reading a lot of news about that recently though and from big news sources too. nothing of top concern for me, because i don't live there, but it does sounds bad.

The Guardian (UK):
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009...ubai-boom-halt

ABC news:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qe4vTcGAWBc

..its pretty interesting.
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Err ... Ok

... No, I didn't bother to click any of them, but I saw a train going fast on the tracks today.
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Old April 20th, 2009, 09:25 PM   #482
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Morning fog and traffic rush ... the Metro track and one of the stations under construction are also visible.

[img]http://i44.************/2eolmqh.jpg[/img]
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Old April 20th, 2009, 10:19 PM   #483
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great picture
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Old April 21st, 2009, 01:12 AM   #484
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i wonder how they manage to get dubai thatīgreen-----and tehran with all it snow and rain lacks greenspaces!

amazing!where did they get their water from?
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Old April 21st, 2009, 08:54 AM   #485
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i wonder how they manage to get dubai thatīgreen-----and tehran with all it snow and rain lacks greenspaces!

amazing!where did they get their water from?
I was gonna ask the same thing?
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Old April 21st, 2009, 09:05 AM   #486
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Morning fog and traffic rush ... the Metro track and one of the stations under construction are also visible.
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according to the UK media, that traffic rush is caused by all the expats fleeing the city. they are all driving back to leeds.
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Old April 21st, 2009, 12:35 PM   #487
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I was gonna ask the same thing?
As explained thousands of times: treated sewage.
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Old April 21st, 2009, 01:30 PM   #488
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whats treated sewage?my english is not that good
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Old April 21st, 2009, 01:41 PM   #489
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sewage_treatment
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Old April 22nd, 2009, 04:11 PM   #490
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[IMG]http://i41.************/2cnckck.jpg[/IMG]

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Old April 25th, 2009, 08:58 PM   #491
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SZR

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Old April 27th, 2009, 02:53 AM   #492
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Jebus.... if I'm counting right, thats a 14! lane freeway running through the center of the sky scraper cluster, and 4 stops in what looks like less than a mile?
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Old April 27th, 2009, 06:14 AM   #493
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Thats one hell of an ugly scar down their city
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Old April 27th, 2009, 06:19 AM   #494
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Jebus.... if I'm counting right, thats a 14! lane freeway running through the center of the sky scraper cluster, and 4 stops in what looks like less than a mile?

They use km over there!
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Old April 27th, 2009, 10:07 AM   #495
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very nice picture, place looks great
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Old April 27th, 2009, 10:18 AM   #496
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Thats one hell of an ugly scar down their city
There are plans to put a green belt in place of the road, tents in place of the buildings and camels will replace cars.
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Old April 27th, 2009, 02:14 PM   #497
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nice progress!mashallah dubai!
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Old April 27th, 2009, 11:04 PM   #498
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Dubai Metro

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Burj Dubai Metro Station

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Old April 27th, 2009, 11:07 PM   #499
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... 4 stops in what looks like less than a mile?
The closest distance between them is half mile (800 m), the other two distances are around 3/4 mile (1.1 and 1.2 km)
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Old April 28th, 2009, 06:32 AM   #500
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Thanks for the explanation above. No doubt that this is an impressive picture. Judging from that picture, the metro line that goes right through should make sense after all, does it? I mean even if its just a single row of skrapers on both sides its still quite some density in pedestrian vicinity to the stations, is it?
no, I have no doubt.

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