The peak of Mt. Everest is still out of reach for me but the heights of human endeavour were within reach at Burj Khalifa. The panorama of Paris spread before you when you’re atop the Eiffel is still my favorite, but the beauty that is the bubble that is Dubai is still worth a look!
The size and scope of the frenzied construction that has made Dubai the international city that is is today are visible all around.
This human effort is made all the more precious when you see how close the enveloping sands of the desert are to the heart of Dubai city.
Turn a quarter of a circle and the waters of the Gulf are visible. At the intersection of sand and water stands this symbol of the heights humankind has reached, and Dubai aspires to go further…