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Got some more typical Dubai tourist stuff done today. Mall of the Emirates has a park called Ski Dubai. It may seem excessive but it is just another family hangout spot out of the blazing heat. We also went down to be old part of town to the Gold Souq and the Spice Souq. If you enjoy haggling and ...
... up a little but the room is superb and I can't fault it in anyway! This morning we headed to the Burj Khalifa which is the worlds tallest building. The standard view is from 442m up so quite a bit higher than the Petronas towers but you could go a lot higher if you wished (and paid 5 times what we paid!) It's quite hazy when your up there as you can see from the pics but still a great experience! We then popped in to the Dubai Mall which has 1200 shops, 160 restaurants an ...
... your gear including jackets and snow pants and everything. We didn't ski as it wouldn't even compare to what we have at home. So we can't say whether it was any good or not, but it was interesting to see. Everyone was in love with the snow. Meanwhile everyone at home is complaining that it is snowing again. Grass is always greener.... And then back to Dubai mall to head up the Burj Khalifa. We hopped on the bus, and then drove past the mall. We read the map wrong and it doesn't make ...
... Michele, Debby said OOOh! when the camel stood up and she nearly fell off.
The evening ended with an Arabian dinner under the stars. The kibbi was excellent but not as good as Stephen Joseph's, next came fatouch and then a dinner of chicken and lamb. After dinner we were treated to a dessert of the sweetest donuts I ever ate then we reclined on cushions to smoke a shesha (hooka.)
... br> The first time my phone alarm went off while I was sleeping deeply it confused me. I heard a noise, but in my sleep I could not identify it, even though part of me wondered what it was. And I wondered if this was a lack of intelligence on my part. Like would a smarter person in the same position have figured out it was the alarm clock? Or would that same smart person, just because of the state his mind was in too not figure out that sound and what it meant.