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Looks like Kite Heaven to me!

Postby Toby » Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:26 pm

to the right is "the world"...lots of small islands...and so far nothing build on it from what I know...
so, lots of flat water in between...must be an amazing location to kite!

Anyone went there already?
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Re: Looks like Kite Heaven to me!

Postby jblates1 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:40 pm

That is in Dubai no? Looks sweet wonder how long it took to build...

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Re: Looks like Kite Heaven to me!

Postby frankm1960 » Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:49 am

Looks really neat. Hope they've designed it with the rising sea levels in mind.

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Re: Looks like Kite Heaven to me!

Postby The Captain » Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:39 am

I heard nobody buying because the stagnate water makes it smell like sewer.
But, that's just second hand to me...

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Re: Looks like Kite Heaven to me!

Postby BWD » Wed Sep 26, 2012 4:33 am

from reading, various places over the last few years:
1. Failed property development
2. Stagnant water
3. No wind
4. 50C temperatures
5. Depressing environment from a human rights/economic freedom point of view
6. Convenient location between Iran, Saudi, Israel etc. -maybe good fireworks displays?
Looks interesting from outer space though...

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Re: Looks like Kite Heaven to me!

Postby WildDuke » Wed Sep 26, 2012 4:37 am

Yep, I used to live in Dubai. I learnt to kite there. Very little wind. I had a 16m north rebel. Most kite with 15-21m kites. Oman is a lot better!

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