Wednesday, August 19, 2009

To the Island of Happiness

With five lanes in each direction, this new 1.4-kilometre Abu Dhabi-Saadiyat Bridge will link Abu Dhabi to the cultural district in Saadiyat, tourist resorts, five-star hotels, golf course and the Formula1 Grand Prix Circuit on Yas Island. Costing $27billion, Saadiyat (In Arabic meaning "Island of Happiness") will eventually be home to both the Guggenheim Modern Art Museum and the Louvre Abu Dhabi as well as estimated 160,000 residents - Can't wait to go!

4 comments:

Leif Hagen August 20, 2009 at 12:38 AM  

interesting photo of the harbor. Great seeing actual pics from Abu Dhabi!

tapirgal August 20, 2009 at 12:38 AM  

What a massive undertaking! The water is so blue. These comments have nothing to do with each other, but the photo evokes quite a few thoughts!

B SQUARED August 20, 2009 at 4:50 PM  

Wow! I hope there is a demand for all that.

rob August 22, 2009 at 1:00 AM  

That's pharaonic!

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