Desert Palm Resort & Spa A PerAQUUM Retreat
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- Drycleaning onsite
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- Tennis Court
- Non-smoking rooms
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Surprise, surprise, surprise the world's tallest building is really tall. The Burj Khalifa is very, very impressive. It's so tall that you can watch the sun set (no big deal I hear you say, you do that every day - thanks Jake) then take the elevator, go outside and watch it set again. It takes a team of high rope specialists 4 months to clean the exterior windows. The elevator at the Burj Khalifa, henceforth referred to simply as the Burj, holds the world elevator speed record ...
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 ...
... at their fastest I'd say it's only about a fast human walking pace but they can carry up to 300kgs and do it in the sand.
Thanks to Tony and the guys at Al Sarah Desert Resort & Equestrian Centre for a great experience.
The cabbie on the way back informed us that hitting a camel with your car in Dubai is a 25000 Dirham (AUD $8500) fine and if the camel dies the fine gets "very high". Camels are highly valued in Saudi Arabia and it seems they are treated as ...
... along this road had many “chain” stores such as KFC, Starbucks, Subway, MacDonalds, etc.
On were droved past the Dubai World Trade Centre, the Burj Kalifa with the adjacent Mall of Dubai and its famous fountains a few blocks from Sheik Zayed Road. Then not long after that, we passed the Mall of the Emirates, famous – in part – for its indoor ski area 365 days of the year !!
This area ...
... the Grand Mosque (more grand by name than appearance), and a Hindu temple. The UAE, having grown as quickly as it has, has a multi ethnic population and Bur Dubai where we were has a large contingent of people from the Indian sub continent, hence the Hindu temple next to a mosque. We visited the Dubai Museum, located inside (and under) the old fort, the oldest building in Dubai (somewhere between a hundred and fifty and two hundred years old). The museum ...