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Old October 28th, 2009, 08:25 AM   #21361
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Yesterday my wife told me she went to look at a Marina appartment in JBR (Murjan, 43rd floor) with a friend who is interested in moving there. After she told me the doors had been unlocked I went there at night with two cameras and the tripod, found the building, found the floor, found the appartment, heart is pounding and... door locked.
before the last summer most of roofs were open at the JBR but later they started to close them, last month I tried at least 10 towers and found only 1 which was still open maybe they forgot to close.

Iris Blue and Marina Heights (Dubai Marina) roofs always open , easy to go there.
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Old October 28th, 2009, 08:52 AM   #21362
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Stepping up to the challenge

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A Dubai local is hoping to become the first to walk all the way to the top of the world’s tallest building when the Burj Dubai finally opens, reports Nichola Jones

He has walked the length of the United Arab Emirates, climbed Dubai’s 100 highest towers and is now taking on his tallest challenge yet - conquering the Burj Dubai.

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Jalal is hoping to secure sponsorship for the event, which will take place after the Burj Dubai’s official opening, which is due to take place on December 2.

“I cannot reveal the exact date yet but it will be happening after the official opening in December,” said Jalal. “I am feeling ready and very positive, it will be great to have some support.”

To contact Jalal and find out more about his charity challenges, go to www.binthaneya.com

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Old October 28th, 2009, 11:15 AM   #21363
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...so dont worry if the weather is not clear tonight, you can come any time !
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Iris Blue and Marina Heights (Dubai Marina) roofs always open , easy to go there.
Also very good to know
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Old October 28th, 2009, 11:47 AM   #21364
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This roof access stories send me back to 2005 when we found out that the roof of the just completed Chelsea Tower in SZR was open and from there the view toward the Burj Dubai site was excellent. A number of trips were done on top of that by some forumers (Krazy, Dubai-Lover, dubaiflo) but I managed only once in early July, when Burj Dubai was on the first levels above the slab and Dubai Mall just had the piling completed.

On the way down me and Dubai-Lover run into the head of security, which was surprised first and asked what we were doing there. We said we were just taking pictures, and being Europeans he probably thought we were hotel guests staying in the tower, and he just said 'OK' and went on with his business.

However, in the next try by Krazy (I think), the roof door was found locked...
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Old October 28th, 2009, 11:52 AM   #21365
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What is the source of all the water for this city? A massive desalination plant?
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You guessed it. They're actually not that far outside the city. I believe right next to Jumeirah Beach...
True about the desalination plant, however the water used for landscaping irrigation throughout the city, is processed and recycled sewage gray water.
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Old October 28th, 2009, 07:28 PM   #21366
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Stepping up to the challenge

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A Dubai local is hoping to become the first to walk all the way to the top of the world’s tallest building when the Burj Dubai finally opens, reports Nichola Jones

He has walked the length of the United Arab Emirates, climbed Dubai’s 100 highest towers and is now taking on his tallest challenge yet - conquering the Burj Dubai.

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Jalal is hoping to secure sponsorship for the event, which will take place after the Burj Dubai’s official opening, which is due to take place on December 2.

“I cannot reveal the exact date yet but it will be happening after the official opening in December,” said Jalal. “I am feeling ready and very positive, it will be great to have some support.”

To contact Jalal and find out more about his charity challenges, go to www.binthaneya.com

http://www.7days.ae/
i say gl to him
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Old October 28th, 2009, 11:40 PM   #21367
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i reckon a pogo stick up the tower would be more of a challenge.
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Old October 29th, 2009, 05:32 AM   #21368
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Hi all.

All you guys in Dubai are so lucky to be in the city where the Burj Dubai is.

All of us who aren't in Dubai are so lucky to be fellow members of this forum where you guys post all these fantastic updates.

The combination of the net, this forum, digital photography, and all the photogs makes this a great time to be a skyscraper lover - and it's only gonna get better.

I'm sure I speak for most people here in saying thank you to all the guys in Dubai (I was going to name you all but I don't want to forget anyone) for your continued diligence in giving us all these great update shots and info.



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Old October 29th, 2009, 05:53 AM   #21369
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189??!?! I thought there was only 162 floors!
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Old October 29th, 2009, 06:02 AM   #21370
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Its from the sales center, when the floors were hush,hush...
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Old October 29th, 2009, 06:05 AM   #21371
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All you guys in Dubai are so lucky to be in the city where the Burj Dubai is.



We can swap if you like, I love Canada too...
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Old October 29th, 2009, 06:57 AM   #21372
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189 Floors and then...the bell of Paradise
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Old October 29th, 2009, 07:37 AM   #21373
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29/October/2009

Burj Dubai from the JLT

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Old October 29th, 2009, 11:09 AM   #21374
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how far is it from Burj Dubai?
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Old October 29th, 2009, 11:12 AM   #21375
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And they have great maple syrup over there.
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Old October 29th, 2009, 11:30 AM   #21376
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how far is it from Burj Dubai?
18.03 kilometers or 11.21 miles.
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Old October 29th, 2009, 04:32 PM   #21377
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29/October/2009

Burj Dubai from the beach

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Old October 29th, 2009, 04:57 PM   #21378
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Old October 29th, 2009, 05:06 PM   #21379
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29/October/2009

Burj Dubai , reflection and Teddy

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Old October 29th, 2009, 05:14 PM   #21380
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29/October/2009

Burj Dubai and beach

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