February 20, 2007

The Infamous DXB series - pt 2 of 3 - The World - #172


The World islands that are being constructed just off the coast of Dubai.

The big question is not if they will sell, more will they actually be usable... you buy the island for approx 5 to 10 US$million. That's it. You have to build your house, install water and electricity (which no one is willing to supply!) and then you have to work out where to park your boat and car on the mainland...

You can see the Burj Al Arab luxury hotel towards the top right on the coast.

7 comments:

Gail's Man said...

Beginning to look impressive. If you've got pots of money, I'm sure the little problem of actually having a house & yacht / car park isn't going to get in your way.

Michael said...

More and more people are talking about this and I'm so glad to get your perspective. I suppose if you have $5-10 million to buy an island, one can probably afford to have the water shipped in. As for docking my yacht, well, I'll just have to build another island!

Jazzy said...

that's just a brilliant photo, thanks for making an effort to take a photo of the world islands =)

Dsole said...

Wow, this is just great!!
I'm amazed about that, sometimes I think it's an insane idea, but at least it's spectacular. And this is a brilliant shot!
I'm worried about of the nature in the sea..i'm sure you'll lost a beautiful marine ecosystem

Anonymous said...

Is Sheikh Zayed road in this picture? Or is it far away from here?

Kiwi Boy said...

That's such a good picture! I think the municipality should pay you to run this blog..

Keropok Man said...

hmm maybe those who stay there can afford their own desalination plant ;-)