Red and Furious

Abu Dhabi, UAE

May 2015

Despite the shroud of conservative that prevails in the air, the city of Abu Dhabi has given a better welcome to me than Kuwait. I have heard numerous stories when it comes to the Arab nations. Some are way too horrendous to quote. But some did depict the kindness of the people. Thankfully, I never had any reason to voice any such grievances.

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Brochures – My father’s plan of action!

Having a car fanatic sibling helped in starting with the easiest choice – Ferrari World, Yas Island where you can relieve all your fast and furious moments. Well for me the grand movie series has been completely about lust-inducing sleek cars, adrenaline rush and of course, Jason Statham. But the world’s first Ferrari theme park and the largest of its kind lives upto its name for its uniqueness and of course the technical aspects.

The Italian raw sensuality of Ferrarris is clearly reflected in the fiery red of the car and their sleek styles. There are numerous educational and exhilarating rides and attractions spread throughout the park which will keep both adults and the youngsters entertained. But my favorites would be the Formula Rossa, the world’s fastest roller coaster where you can apparently flex up to 100 facial muscles on reaching a speed of 240 kmph; and  Galleria Ferrari, the world’s largest Ferrari Gallery outside Maranello, with an interactive display of cars from 1947 to the present.


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