Monday, 24 September 2012

Our World Tuesday - Dubai at night

Im not really a fan of flashing lights and artificial song and dance - but I have to say the "Dancing Fountains" that are created in the evening in Dubai are impressive.




I was sitting having a vanilla milkshake while these fountains were dancing - it was all rather relaxing!  This kind of show is part of a long term plan to keep Dubai going when the "black gold" runs dry.  The aim is to make it tourist destination in its own right.  As a long term strategy you have to hope it works.

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Enjoy the pictures.

18 comments:

EG CameraGirl said...

Impressive indeed!

TexWisGirl said...

very nice. like the mirage in vegas.

Sylvia K said...

Awesome fountains and terrific captures for the day, Stewart!!

Gail Dixon (Louisiana Belle) said...

It's mind-boggling the money they have invested in Dubai's tourist industry. I'd love to go there some day. Those fountains look amazing!

Debbie said...

sooo pretty!!!

Fun60 said...

The fountains look huge typical for Dubai I assume. Did they change colour as well as height?

Dianne said...

Wonderful captures of these dancing fountains Stewart.
The perfect spot to sit and sip a milk-shake... Make mine chocolate!

Valerie said...

Amazing technology and engineering. Must have been quite a show while you were relaxing.

Linda Makiej said...

Beautiful work ...
Have a great evening! :)

Pat Tillett said...

Very nice photos! That citi-scape just doesn't look real to me. I know it is, but it's just so unusual and amazing.

Carole M. said...

MY - it is quite spectacular isn't it?!

Anna said...

WOW those fountains... so spectacular, Stewart!
Love your night photo's very much.
Greetings, Anna :))

NatureFootstep said...

I believe you, even I would love to see this. :) Thanks for sharing.

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darlin said...

Beautiful, absolutely beautiful! Excellent captures Stewart.

Gary said...

Great shots!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

amanda said...

These are very fine night scene shots!
I agree, the city scene is usually not for me.. but those fountains are lovely & there's something special about photographing all those lights.

ladyfi said...

What stunning shots - just fabulous!

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