A view of the under-construction Ski Dubai at Mall of the Emirates is seen in this December 17, 2005 archival photo. Ski Dubai offers skiiing, tobboganing and a 'real snow' experience in the heart of ... more 
A view of the under-construction Ski Dubai at Mall of the Emirates is seen in this December 17, 2005 archival photo. Ski Dubai offers skiiing, tobboganing and a 'real snow' experience in the heart of the desert. It is the biggest snowdome in the world and an example of the boldness of vision present in new developments in Dubai. The construction hasn't been without its problems though and the extreme temperature has caused glass separating the two environments to crack. less 
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