It has to be Dubai.
After opening the world’s tallest building, Dubai has now opened the world’s most modern racecourse. Not only does it have a futuristic design, it also includes a hotel and an outdoor swimming pool, from where you can see the races.
The man with the thing
If you are into this kind of thing then you are probably interested in the new tablet PC/eBook/iPod, which the boss of Apple, Steve Jobs, displayed earlier today: the iPad
For those of you who understand the details here you are:
1 GHz Apple processor
16-64 GB of flash memory
0.5in- (1.25cm) thick
Weighs 1.5lbs (0.7kgs)
Wi-fi, bluetooth and 3G connectivity
And here are some more iPads.
The World Expo will soon open in Shanghai. The whole of the city-centre looks like an expo site already.
How do they make those wonderful Inca style clothes. By hand!
From Manila, Philippines
I think dusk is the best time of the day, and when there is a sunset too ….
Peru is the 20th largest in the world
In one of my classes we looked at the country of Peru, and especially the ancient ruins of
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You think the Tokyo trains are crowded ...
What an effort just to get to work or school. I really hope they don’t have to travel too far. And what happens when it rains?
The present and the future
This is a real photo that was taken in
Hai Phong, Vietnam, the look of modern day Vietnam?
But if you look closely you will see that the apartment blocks behind the cyclists are a poster, and are just a vision of the future scene in Vietnam. Is this an attractive vision?
Lake of cloud
It is hard to believe that this photo was taken in the United Kingdom.
It is Loch Lomond, a lake in Scotland.
Cool Runnings ...... not
The British bobsleigh team has its final practice before the Vancouver Olympics!
The United Kingdom is meant to be a green and pleasant land.
Maybe it’s true sometimes, but not now. Now it is completely covered in snow and ice, and is as white as a sheet.
Suspended in the air on a
flying carpet, Roger Federer and Raphael Nadal play their latest tennis match.
This happened in
Dubai before the Dubai Open tennis tournament. I wouldn’t like to be one of the ballboys!
The world's highest building
At more than 800m in height the Burj Khalifa dwarfs other skyscrapers.
Official opening day was yesterday
This huge building is in Dubai, one of the United Arab Emirates.
Look at the wings
The silvereye is a very beautiful bird with a white patch and a black ring around its eyes.
But look at this photo of a silvereye starting its flight: one wing is open and the other is closed!