News on the radio today: Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, a member of the
ruling family, ordered his workers to carve his name on sand until it was visible from space. Abu Dhabi
Result? The word HAMAD measures 1,000 meters and runs along 3 kilometers (two miles) of sand on the Al Futaisi island.
Detail… The Sheikh ordered his workers to carve the letters as waterways to ensure his name isn’t washed away by water.
For more info, take a look at this article by the Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2016841/Hamad-Arab-sheikh-carves-miles-long-sand-visible-SPACE.html#ixzz1SlcWKbqm
… Abu Dhabi