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Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

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Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

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Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

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Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

Palm Islands in Dubai – A Manmade Wonder

The Palm Islands of Dubai comprises of 3 artificially built archipelagos made by reclaiming the sea. The artificial islands are a spectacle in modern construction engineering and are the most iconic man-made structures in Dubai.

The Artificial Islands

The palm-shaped archipelagos are part of a mega-development plan of increasing the counties’ shoreline by 520 kilometres with the addition of 3 archipelagos to the Arabian Sea. The islands have been designed to accommodate Dubai’s most luxurious residences, hotels and a number of attractions to entertain the visitors.

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Commander Leroy Chiao, Palm Island Resort, marked as public domain, more details on Wikimedia Commons

Construction

The construction of this mega structures began in June 2001. In 2009 the Palm Jumeirah which is the smallest of the three archipelagos was fully completed and was opened to the public. But the construction for the Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira are still underway and are being expected to open soon.

Transportation

When the construction of the Palm Jumeirah was completed in 2009, a dedicated monorail system was also built to connect the island with the mainland. You can get to this island by taxi and travel within it too as the island has a series of streets and roads. But unfortunately, you can’t visit the Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira yet as the constructions are still underway.

Accommodations

As mentioned earlier the palm islands are created solely for luxury indulgence the islands are expected to accommodate some of the most exclusive and luxurious hotels and resorts. If you need to witness the wonders of these islands you can plan your stay at Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort which is one of the Palm Jumeirah hotels, and offers cosy accommodations for travellers who seek luxury indulgence.

Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+

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