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The next day we drove up Jebel Hafeet, a small mountain 15km south of Al Ain, a small city in the southeast of the UAE nearby Oman. It is a long boring highway drive to get there... next time we'll have to figure out a more interesting route using the offroad book. We certainly had a lot of fun when we arrived though. Come to think of it, we …
TL;DR: I made a playlist of videos here. I also made a map of the 4WD trip we did on the second day here.
I HAD BEER. Enough said! Never thought I would like Fosters. Turns out 3 months of beer deprivation will make me love dishwater.
Tallest building: tick. This is about 800m high. It is …
... country it's something worth doing. After a bit more walking and a bit more looking we decide to head across town to the "new" Dubai Mall. I'd never been to Dubai Mall, as its just been built a few years ago after my Middle Eastern adventures.
We turn up to Dubai Mall to see a McLaren, Porsche, and Ferrari in the valet parking.. what an entrance. I thought Emirates Mall was big, but no this is massive. There is a huge aquarium in the mall, all the ...
... 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 ...
... A380 there might be a little bit more room between seats, Having said that Dave has an aisle seat therefore he can stretch his legs a bit.
It is extremely surreal to think we have travelled 12,000kms so far in a little over 12 hours. What is even more mind blowing is to know the plane flys at around 950kms per hour and the outside temperature can be at -60 degrees!
We will blog again when we have reached New York ...