Nosey parker that I am, I don’t hesitate when a Nakheel representative invites me on board one of the maiden tours one morning. Coffee in hand, I clamber aboard a boat moored at the Nakheel sales office, located near the base of the Palm. There are two trips available – an hour-long excursion around the inside of the Palm, or a two-hour session that takes you both to The World and around the inside of the Palm on the way back – I test on the longer of the two.

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