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Do not expect to much from me now. I just wanted to be in the real desert with dunes ...
... So Jim, if you're reading, hello and apologies!
3:25am (local time)
It's bloody roasting outside! Should be leaving soon. Very disappointed in the distinct lack of hot men spotted, it's shamefully low so far. Suspect some of the Sheiks ambling about might be cute, if I could see what they looked like under all the garb...who knows! Heck I need some sleep....!
... tour than originally expected. What follows was all just choreographed by the officials. First we were guided to a row of pretty camels for a photo opportunity (photographers from Kodak were on hand to take pictures of everyone). Then we were guided to benches in order to watch a "falconry show." This consisted of a guy waving a bit of food on a string for his falcon to try to catch. It took the bird 6 tries before it was successful. I think his handler was a ...
... our bags all the way through to London so we only had to take our two carry-on bags with us which made things a lot easier.
I found Dubai airport not to be the most user friendly place to find your way around. However there were lots of airport 'helpers' who you could approach for assistance. We asked one of the helpers where to go and he opened up a fast lane for us at the passport checking area which was great.
My last day with Lynda was spent wandering the streets of
Warragul – the town where she works. It
was a good day pottering from shop to shop.
An earthquake on Tuesday night had the town abuzz – 5.2 and it was a bit
of a shocker. Lynda has a whizz pop bang
leather couch that and we had joked it would be hard to evict me from- but this
was a bit rough. Folks around town were
wonderful though when ...