I live in a crazy place. The sceptic in me just wasn’t sure they could pull it off, but they did. At this moment, and from now on, every day of the year, rain or shine, hot or cold, residents and visitors in Dubai will be able to go visit the desert in the morning, have a barbecue on the beach in the afternoon, and go skiing at night…all on the same day and in the same city.
The Snow Park at Ski Dubai is now open for business, with the ski & snowboard slopes themselves opening in three weeks on December 2nd. I went to the Mall of the Emirates on my way home from work this afternoon and got these pictures on my camera phone [click pictures to see larger version, and check out the video clip at the end of this post]: