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youre the most arabian looking non-arabian i've ever seen in my life ;)
but thats a goos taster for sure.
i want to have the shirt, i will give you 20 Euros ok? but wash it before it was hot for sure... ;)
looking forward to photos. :)
 

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The First Instalment

ok guys, here is the first set, showing the major road that will sere the palm.

The Bridge to the Palm:


sales centre and bridge strut:


the begining of the walk, along the base of the bridge:


looking back at the bridge and sales centre:


bridge and measuring podium:


lads at work on a flyover!


more to follow!
 

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Part 2: construction

these are the first few buildings at the base of the palm:


the wall of the central canal [canal not yet dug!]:


looking up the trunk:


a building!:


looking down the trunk with all its cranes:

 

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a short break

i short interval, some musings from the palm...

the palm island police force...

"we dont arrest people on the palm man!...its just too chilled"

somebody left a plan taped on a wall so a snapped it!

any use to anyone!
 

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thanks, will never say something against the british...



at least today ;) !

look how many cranes and especially how many workers arew there, on that builiding for example, insane....
 

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Part 3: The crown

I didnt actualy get on to the crown, but took pics from the top of the trunk:

what a lovely photo!


looking back down the trunk:


looking at the fronds:


re-claiming and dredging in the crown:


looking up the crown:


reclaiming on the other[jebal ali] side:


dredging for the sand to be pumped out:


looking towards the cresent:
 

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Part 4: Views from the palm

a view of the burj from the absoloute base of the palm


burj, and reflection...personal fav!


marina, seen across the palm:


another of the marina


finaly another at the end of the trunk.



stay tuned for more, taken from the marina
 

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i guess there were about a 1000-1500 people there today, walking in a big loop.

it was really funny, all th enginers were getting there picture taken with the river of walkers in white t-shirts!

i posted a link on the world forums, ive got too many photos!

i'll put the marina ones up tommorow.
 
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