Deira Town Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Multilingual staff
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... breakfast, consisting of Kebabs, fruit and cookies... Interesting as well as yummy. The thing that I'm noticing is that there is never any awareness of these gatherings.. hours (or typically minutes) before the event, people are informed/invited. Even if one just ate, they will still join and eat again.
17-June: Today was a "welcoming of Jessica" celebration lunch coordinated by a group of my Iraqi colleagues. This was sooo good. ...
... 8211; the largest indoor amusement park in the world (you get used to this terminology when living in UAE) and tried various rides which was a lot of fun and then we visited the highlight of Abu Dhabi, the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, although I have been there so many times but there is something magical about that place that makes me feel so calm and there is no better way to end this wonderful day.
Stay tuned to find out how I compare Emirates to Etihad tomorrow ;-)
... to take the train up to Dubai Mall to catch the open top bus to do the beach tour. As we discovered yesterday, this place wasn't built for pedestrians - let alone pram pushing pedestrians. The pavements are lumpy and bumpy and the kerb is about 30cm high, so a complete nightmare to heave buggies up and down in the midday sun! Once we got to the train station everything was easy and trains were super modern and clean. ...
... we of course got caught up like the tourists that we were in taking a bunch of shark pictures before we made it to the other side.
At the far end of the mall we arrived at the next stop on our tour, the entrance to the Burj Khalifa which is the tallest building in the world. After waiting in line a couple times over like you always have to do for these major attractions, we finally climbed into an elevator with a dozen new very close friends (they really packed ...
... on the creek where goodness knows what was being loaded by hand on to old fashioned sea-going boats, many of which seemed barely seaworthy.
This is an old fashioned way of life, still being practiced in an otherwise modern Dubai. These are the things we like to see.
Hughie reckons that by this point we had been up for 43 hours with only a couple of very short catnaps on the plane.
So it is an early bedtime, about 8 ...