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Sunset over the World

Sunset over the World

Was surprised to learn that Palm Jumeirah isn't the only artificial island out there in the coast of Dubai. When I was in the area, learnt there were quiet a few more – The World, The Universe – may be they will come up with a Multiverse sometime in future :) Standing on the world’s tallest man made structure(Burj Khalifa), watching ones of the largest man made islands (the world) & the Sun going down the gulf - it was quiet a tranquil.

Though there was definitely an awe on all the man made structures (and islands & its eco systems), in the back of my mind, one thought did linger – how would we justify the energy required to desecrate natural, aquatic ecosystems in an effort to fabricate a habitable environment that is in no way sustainable merely for the sake of being able to say that it was done. Only time will tell …

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