Sunday, 27 June 2010


Maui - Wikipedia
* "The island of Maui (pronounced /ˈmaʊ.iː/ in English, [ˈmɐu.i] in Hawaiian[2]) is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands at 727.2 square miles (1883.5 km2) and is the United States' 17th largest island.[3] Maui is part of the state of Hawaii and is the largest of Maui County's four islands, bigger than Lānaʻi, Kahoʻolawe, and Molokaʻi."

Bloemfontein (South Africa)

Bloemfontein [Wikipedia]
* "... is the capital city of the Free State Province of South Africa. It is also the judicial capital, making it one of the three national capitals of South Africa (together with the administrative capital Pretoria and the legislative capital Cape Town). Bloemfontein is popularly and poetically known as "the city of roses", owing to the abundance of these flowers and the annual rose festival held there."


Dubai (State of United Arab Emirates) [Alchemipedia]
* "The economy was originally based on the oil industry, though petroleum and natural gas revenues now only make up ~ 5% of GDP."
* "The Dubai International Finance Centre is a landmark project to turn Dubai into a major international hub for banks and finance."