Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The tallest building in the world: Dubai's Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is the tallest man-made structure in the world, at 829 meters.Burj means Tower in Arabic language. It’s renamed after Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of UAE and ruler of Abu Dhabi.

It was officially opened on Jan 4, 2010. Construction began in September 2004.


Falconry is an integral part of desert life which has been practiced in the UAE for centuries. Originally, falcons were used for hunting, to supplement the Bedouin diet with some meat.


Jeremy Hassler said...

Wonderful photos! It's so nice to see you having such a great time!

Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi

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