City Star Hotel
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... stared playing. The background lights of the buildings were also amazing and the whole scene was stunning. It was lovely catching up with Nina and hearing all about her life teaching in Dubai.Returning to the hotel we were tired and ready for bed although then found it difficult to sleep due to the heat and excitement of nearly being home. We were up early the next morning in order to eat yet another very odd breakfast before being picked up at ...
... to see the Dubai Fountain light show. We detoured via the Al Manzil Hotel near the Dubai Mall where Roz and I have stayed on a previous visit. It is a smaller boutique hotel that had a good sports bar in this hotel that would provide drinks at a more reasonable price. And true to the memory it did so, delivering Happy Hour drinks at just 25 dirham !!
The fountain light show started right on dusk at 7pm and was as spectacular as usual, with the lights on the ...
... shiny - newly weds? While we weren't completely silent, I felt we seemed to be quite sullen in comparison - my comment to Ron was "much Korero", to which he instantly agreed.
We went back to our room, and packed up our "things" for our overnight desert trip - no luggage allowed, so I took my purse with all our valuables in it, and Ron took the backpack with some clothes and an airline friendly spongebag so that we didn't have to open our big ...
An assortment of different fish, stingrays, sharks, all just cruising around in their aquarium in the middle of the shopping mall.
Like everything over here, it's expensive. Just the official photo alone was expensive enough to almost make me say no... but of course I bought it - because heck when will we be back?!
... that you simply must do when you visit Dubai, that actually turns out to be a little underwhelming. I'm pleased to have done it, but I wouldn't rush to do it again. Watching it from the restaurant last might, with the water fountains going off, was much more impressive.
Still, we would only have been disappointed if we hadn't gone up it. We are tourists after all.
The lift is quite a smooth ride, only the gentle popping in my ears gave away the fact that we ...