Fairmont Bab al Bahr: Where even cigarette butts get the posh treatment

The Fairmont Bab al Bahr is one fancy dancy place. The hill to get up there alone is daunting, and then there is the disco-glitter lobby. But this is what really did it for me: even the sand where people put out their cigarettes before getting in the elevator (not that many people in Abu Dhabi do, you know, bother to stop smoking on elevators) is upscale:

(Imagine having that job, fishing the butts out and re-swirling the sand?) 


Dave said…
Seems a shame to spoil such a work of art with a cigarette butt though...

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