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The Palm Jumeirah welcomes first residents

The Palm JumeirahThe first of Dubai’s long-awaited, three palm-shaped islands is finally about to get its first residents.  The Palm Jumeirah, a 12-square-mile island group, is part of what’s billed as the largest land-reclamation project in the world,  and is the culmination of  five years of brute hauling of millions of tons of Persian Gulf sand and quarried rock.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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