SMW-3 - Abu Dhabi 2006
Hamdam Street, Abu Dhabi, place of 11st SMW-3 Cable System AR&RSC meeting September 2006 (my last meeting).
The weather forecast for the week: High 39-40ºC ; Low 27-29ºC.
A short afternoon tour in waterfront after arrival with Guenter (Germany).
Visiting 7-Star Luxury Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi.
Built in the style of a majestic palace rising from the sand, Emirates Palace is an architectural wonder, set on a 100-hectare plot, with elaborate design and unparalleled facilities created with the sole purpose of whisking its guests into a world worthy of royalty. (17/09/06).
SEA-ME-WE 3 AR&RSC family photo and others.
Official dinner aboard a cruising ship on the bay.
Hotel roof swimming pool and its view of Abu Dhabi streets.
Two photos taken in brand new Marina Mall shopping center.
Traditional coffee pots in Abu Dhabi. It is one of the most identifiable symbol of the Arab way of life.
Abu Dhabi is a city of mosques, with well over 400 of them and more being built each year. They range from elaborate architectural masterpieces serving thousands of worshippers to small, modest rooms conveniently located.
Heroes Diner Night Club and Pub at Crown Plaza Hotel in Abu Dhabi. Winner of the Favourite Pub Grub category, Heroes is a relaxed and fun setting offering a wide selection of snacks, where I had some beers and said goodbye to my friends, after anouncing my retirement.
The last photos in Abu Dhabi airport with Gunnar (Norway).