The green area in the foreground is man made, filled in marshes to create a promenade along the water.
In Abu Dhabi, Islamic and Arab architectural influence can be seen, including in this royal palace.
The golf course in the foreground and the horse-racing track in the background of this photo taken on the grounds of the Abu Dhabi Golf & Equestrian Club. The Arabs made the desert bloom.
Cars drive along the waterfront street made from reclaimed land.
One of the many public gardens in Abu Dhabi. The sheikh made sure that the city set aside plenty of green space for people to enjoy.
A new residential neighborhood.