Friday, December 19, 2008

Amazing Dubai Amphibious water bus !!!!

Amazing Dubai Amphibious water bus !!!!

Wonder Bus is an amphibious bus launching first time in Middle East and will be second in Asia after Japan (Osaka). Wonder bus is the only bus in the world equipped with all the facilities like full internal decoration, air-condition, Internal bathroom, Sound system, TV and DVD player." 

Wonder Bus Tours is another Dubai city bus touring company, which was established in 2002 with a 44-seater bus manufactured in the United States.

For the first time in Middle east and the heart of UAE - Dubai, Wonder Bus Tours has brought an exciting and unique ride. Wonder Bus tour is a fun filled exciting tour that will take you around the beautiful city sights and dreamy scenes of the past as well as the modern present Dubai.

Wonder Bus amphibious vehicles are specially designed and fitted with all the luxurious amenities and comforts that make it really stand out.

The air-conditioned bus is spacious with a large TV screen, an internal bathroom and refreshments are served during the tour of Dubai. The unique experience about riding this bus is that the tour of Dubai takes you around Dubai and also takes you on water, up and down the Dubai Creek.

For safety measures, a life jacket is found under each seat and the bus has an automatic fire extinguishing system. The tour starts from the Bur Juman shopping center and takes a round of Shaikh Khalifa Road, Al Wasl Bridge, Wafi City Centre, Al Boom Restaurant before splashing into the Dubai Creek. 

The tour continues up and the down the Dubai creek before getting back on land, which then takes you past the Creek Park, Dubai Courts, Al Maktoum Bridge, Sheikha Maryam's Palace and then along Seef Road and Sheikh Khalifa Road before returning to BurJuman Centre. 

Sitting from the vantage point of your Wonder bus seat, you get to see the scenes on land as well as scenes the water. As the Wonder bus cruises into the Dubai creek, beautiful architecture unfolds before you on both shores of Dubai creek. 

The tour lasts for 2 hours and operates twice a day, departing from the Bur Juman shopping mall. Passengers need to arrive atleast 20 minutes before departure. 
Tour Timings: 11am and 4pm 
Tour costs: Dhs. 115 and US$ 33 for adults and Dhs. 75 and US$ 22 for children between 3 and 12. 

Pick-up and drop-off services are available for people staying in Dubai for a fee of Dhs. 30 and US$ 8.50 per person.

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The World’s Most Expensive Guitar !!!!!

The World’s Most Expensive Guitar!!!!!

The most expensive guitar in the world is Stratocaster signed by many of the world's most famous guitarists. It was sold at auction for ≈ € 2.04 million ≈ £1,81 million$2,70 million in Doha, Qatar to benefit a tsunami 
charity, Reach Out to Asia.

The instrument was signed by a number of music celebrities, including Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Brian May, Jimmy Page, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, Pete Townsend, Mark Knopfler, Ray Davis, Liam Gallagher, Ronnie Wood, Tony Iommi, Angus and Malcolm Young from AC/DC, Paul McCartney, Sting, Ritchie Blackmore, Def Leppard, and, Bryan Adams.
Bryan Adams was the one who organized the procurement and signing of the Stratocaster.
The guitar was bought by the royal family of Qatar, who had donated the instrument to the auction. They bought it at a previous charity auction for over a million so the guitar has generated a total of $3.7 million.