Tatooine Launching Station

This is the view from my hotel room at the Grand Hyatt Dubai. It’s the Dubai Creek and their fully automated Dubai Metro (seriously, no one controls the trains). But if you ask me, it’s Tatooine with some sort of space craft launching system in the middle.

Tatooine (play/ˌtætˈn/) is a fictional planet and setting for many key scenes in the Star Wars saga, appearing in every Star Wars film except The Empire Strikes Back, although it is mentioned at the end of the movie. Since it is the home planet of Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker, it is one of the mosticonic planets in the Star Wars universe.

Please excuse me while I go out to buy my very first lightsaber.


Great Shot! I stayed at the same hotel in 2007, it has gorgeous views!

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@DrMwba Did you really? How random and cool is that?! And yes, it does have gorgeous views, absolutely stunning. What were you doing in Dubai?

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