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... than 400 tourists in Toyota Land Cruisers from different companies driving to the camp where we all had dinner and a “traditional” Arabic dance show. Another good example of stage authenticity, meaning they tried to copy to local culture to create an impression of authenticity for the tourist audience. At least the food was great and the experience unforgettable.
... hoping it would not disappoint in other areas.
When it was eventually breakfast time, I made my way down to the coffee shop and was the only guest awake at that hour needing breakfast yet. Considering it didn't cost much money, the breakfast was not too bad,although I was surprised that an Arab country would serve instant coffee!
After grabbing my backpack to go sightseeing, I asked the receptionist what time the Burj Khalifa - the world's tallest building - would open. ...
... huge! Such a shame we were there only to sleep, and sleep we did!! Breakfast was the usual vast array of goodies and with full bellies we checked out and headed to the mall attached to the Burj Khalifa, by taxi. We had tickets to go to the top at one o'clock. The Mall looks and feels like Chadstone/Doncaster with an Arabic twist. The fastest lift in the world whisked us to the ...
... Italy and Austria for good measure.
We are also very happy to report that we will be accompanied by our fine Malaysian friends, Gopal and Shari, who graciously showed us around their beautiful home country just one year ago. Time for us to return the favour in Italy.
Hope you enjoy our travel blog and please visit often! Departure is only days away! ...
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