Monday, December 16, 2013

UAE ~Dubai - Palm Jumeirah ~

This fantastic card shows the grand opening of one of the world's most amazing structure...and this "man-made" Palm Jumeirah  is also one of the most prestigious landmarks... Thanks a lot Ritz!!

With two beautiful definitive stamps which
feature the falcon: (Birds of Prey)
(Issued 2009 and 2011)  
~The Grand opening of Atlantis, the ultimate in luxury and leisure atop the Palm Jumeirah~

The Palm Jumeirah is an artificial archipelago created using land reclamation. It is one of three islands called the Palm Islands (Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira) which extend into the Persian Gulf, increasing Dubai’s shoreline by a total of 520 kilometres.

"Atlantis"  was the first five star resort to be  built on the island and is based on the myth of Atlantis includes distinct Arabian elements. The resort opened on September 24, 2008.

Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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