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02 May, 2006

Clanking under cloak of night

Every night at midnight, the clanking begins. Not far from Cell Block G, strange, secretive heavy construction work is taking place on Nakheel's cracked, long-ago evacuated Garden View villas.

There may be a simple explanation why this noisy, heavy building work is done under cloak of darkness. Perhaps the machinery is used on other sites during the daytime.

But for labourers working in dangerously low visibility, and nearby inmates disturbed from their sleep night after night, it is a strange and sad affair.

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10 Comments:

Blogger nzm said...

Maybe they're paving paradise to put up a parking lot.

:-)

02 May, 2006 03:35  
Blogger Minkey Chief said...

Judging by the time of night (morning) you normally post SD, I'd imagine they were disturbing your work rather than your sleep!

02 May, 2006 07:25  
Blogger sh kamal said...

well.... we are in process of building this property in a fastest record time and we will have a world record for this along with all the tallest,largest,biggest...

yaani we can do it

02 May, 2006 09:16  
Blogger Harsha said...

hey nzm - thats one of my all time fav songs.

02 May, 2006 09:21  
Blogger BarfUser said...

My guess is that they're excavating it for materiaon to build the exciting! new! "100dhs Tourism and Leisure Project."

My only question with that is: there are supposed to be "100 [movie] theaters." All showing the same four new movies? All the movies running at exactly same time?

02 May, 2006 11:18  
Blogger archer14 said...

In the heat of the night we are having a construction fiesta
We construct until siesta when the sun comes alive..

02 May, 2006 13:35  
Blogger Harsha said...

way to go parody king!

02 May, 2006 14:32  
Blogger Frances said...

lol

new post eyesofdubai.blogspot.com

02 May, 2006 21:31  
Blogger Sumdumgui said...

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06 May, 2006 18:21  
Blogger Sumdumgui said...

well thats cause the villas sunk abt 2 feet.. well a few of them in 2004.. since then they have been quietly doing work. now that place is an accomodation for the DPA employees.. its funny.. all the fast pace work... no quality. when u ask the office if there are any villas avalible they say its all sold.... and when u drive thru it... its like area 51

06 May, 2006 18:23  

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