Al Faris Hotel Apartments 2
Travel Blogs from Dubai
... very apparent when I completely panicked as we took off. The man next to me hated me as I kept asking to get up (most of this time was spent in the bathroom crying and trying to breathe). Note, never sit in the middle seats again, I apparently don't like this. Therese seemed to fair better, she just slept on the shoulder of the guy next to her. Not sure how his wife felt about this...
... diverse which made me feel as if I was at home in Houston.
I was surprised to see that everyone of the local emirate people was extremely warm and helpful towards us during our encounters at the the Dubai mall. The guys we met at the mall went out if their way to explain us the difference thawbs, which is their traditional clothing.
I found absolutely nothing unpleasant except the fact that we could not stay there longer and explore the beautiful city. ...
... Burj al Arab otherwise known as the ‘Sail’.
The evening at Burj al Arab can only be described as fantastic. The interior of the building is quite breath taking with massive atria, water features and huge tanks full of colourful corals and tropical fish. Our restaurant was not quite at the top (the ‘sky view restaurant’) but we were on the 27th floor so we could look up into the floor of the helipad and ...
... to admit, though, some of them were pretty charming - how can you not smile when you walk
by and get cat called, “Shakira, Shakira, come back my new best friend!” Or, my
personal favorite, “Whoa, you’re a hot dollar!” (?)…and now please buy my
scarf, lol. Got to give them props for the building a rapport part of their
Then onward I pushed to the famous Burj Al Arab, or the
world’s only ...
... back soon.
Captain has just announced that conditions will remain the same for at least another 10-15 minutes. They've had reports from other flights at various altitudes and it's the same due to high level winds. We're over the ocean heading towards Mumbai.
It's calmed down a bit now.
Passport lady half heartedly does her thing and asks if I have another passport. I tell her no, but I'm wondering if the system is ...