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Step 2: getting there. (Done).
Flying is nothing special these days, but there are still some strange trips. This is one of them. I think the most striking, was the view when flying over Iran, Kuwait and the Gulf at night. Everywhere you look you see these flames in the dark ground below. And in the Gulf, you see the drill platforms as …
... say, the sheer quantity of shiny high rises was more than I was prepared to take in. When the driver pointed out the Burj Kahlifa (the tallest building in the world) he offered to open the shade on the sunroof, perhaps knowing from experience that it wouldn’t be possible to see the top otherwise.
After seeing the city from the freeway, I decided I wanted to see it from higher up. I went to the top floor of the hotel ...
... we stopped at a supermarket to buy some drinks and leisure food. Back at the hotel, some of us decided to walk across the street to the Burger King to get some actual food. But all we found there was more disappointment. When we went back to the hotel, we went straight to the rood and we got the best view of the Dubai skyline. You could see plenty of skyscrapers, especially the Burj Khalifa, with their flashing lights. We tried to get the adults to come up ...
... my bag. ( rule number 1 of traveling : always have an extra set of clothes in your bag )
We reached Dubai in approximately 7 hours in a very welcoming 21 degrees Celsius even though it was only 7 am local time.
The thought of remaining in such warm climate for the next nine months made me smile and put in a good mood for my one hour lay over in Dubai airport.
I walked though the luxurious airport to my next gate where ...
... White House Down, The Bling Ring (which I had been dying to see) and Safe Haven.
White House Down: excellent, a must see.
The Bling Ring: Not quite what I expected.. more of a documentary of the group of kids in LA who broke into celebrities homes and stole their clothes/bags/jewelry. I was expecting a lot more of a story line with extra details about these kids and their lives but the film was literally just what I read on ...
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