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Inside a hangar that formerly housed zeppelins, a tropical paradise has been created. The new indoor leisure resort, an hour's drive from Berlin, Germany, offers a respite from the frigid winter with its warm temperatures, palm trees and sandy beaches. Called Tropical Islands, it was built in the world's largest free-standing dome, with a ceiling higher than the Statue of Liberty. Read more about yesterday's opening of the facility from Telegraph UK(1) or the resort's creation from Deutsche Welle(2).

1. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml%3Bsessionid%3DIZQFCSY5ACVB3QFIQMGCM54AVCBQUJVC?xml=/news/2004/12/20/wgerm20.xml&sSheet=/news/2004/12/20/ixhome.html
2. http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,1564,1344791,00.html

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