Copthorne Hotel Dubai
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Stuck in Dubai
Call it misfortune or luck. I missed my connecting flight from Dubai to Buenos Aires. Somehow it didn't occur to me what a one-hour delayed departure from Melbourne would lead to.
I rushed to the very front of the plane when we were taxying at Dubai International Airport. I looked at the clock. Local time is 6:40. My …
Well here we are six hours into the flight and WE WANT TO GET OFF! Emirates has to be one of the best airlines on the world - service divine, food as good as it gets, movie fest but squishy squish squish. Collectively we have watched four films, three episodes of Modern Family, one infomercial on Dubai, read the paper and listened to the entire Elton John play book. We have eaten ...
... to the beach area. We stopped at a Greek restaurant, got some lemon mint tea and a light lunch then went down and soaked in the Dubai sun for a little while.
On our walk back to the hotel we saw two camels walking along the beach. We stopped to take a picture of them and started to talk with a man from Connecticut who was traveling for business and had stopped in Dubai on a layover. ...
... can imagine sourced from Middle East to Asia. Everything from lamps, perfume bottles, carvings, to snakes picked in bottles, to trombones, to textiles, to whatever tacky souvenir you've ever seen in any market in the world. Do they have a room devoted to, for example, ornately carved sailing ship helms? The answer is "yes", right next to the room on antique radios and gramophones. Back to ...
... for yourself. I had intended to do a few things while I was here, but didn't get the chance. I arrived so early my rom wasn't ready so I went to the pool to relax and wait (see pics of view from the pool) the pool is on the 14th floor! Anyway, I relaxed so much I fell asleep. On awakening I went down to my room (see pics) had a very relaxing bath then lay down on the bed and fell asleep.i am now ...
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