Desert Dream

This ramshackle, rotting structure in the Bahrain desert had been planned as a luxury hotel but the “global financial crisis” reportedly put paid to developers’ plans. 20130218_110110It makes me wonder whether the “crisis” was in fact just an excuse by some to shelf plans and make an exit, taking investors’ hard-earned cash with them. But as things stand now, there are several such “edifices” being consumed by the elements, with nothing having moved for the last many years!

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