Desert Palm Resort & Spa
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... is one thing that really stood out to me.
In this country, I like the fact that their architecture is simply amazing. It's no comparison to New York. The buildings and skyscrapers are one of a kind.
I was surprised to see that in the evening in downtown you can't see the buildings too much because of the lack of lights in the building. It made me realize that in downtown Houston, even if it is dark you are still able ...
... tidy and organised aisles. The fruit was very shiny I wouldn't be surprised if they polished them all. A few supermarkets have hidden Pork sections like the one pictured.
Went for a ride on Captain Jack (old wooden boat with bean bags on it). Then wandered accidentally in a big circle around the marina. Wandered past a random guy dressed in a suit yet with his shirt folded up to reveal his belly. Some interesting ...
After a short stop over in Rihad and another pleasant flight with Saudia Arabia Airlines we landed in Dubai. Jon managed to accidentally agree to a taxi ride to the hotel in a Lexus, which cost a fair bit more than it should have but we were so tired from the flight we just wanted to get to the hotel and relax. We are staying at the Jormand Hotel Apartments which is located on Al Mankhool Road. They allowed early check in and were shown to a lovely little room, the perfect base ...
... to go down. We are waved into a back corridor and put on the fireman's elevator. How interesting. it has a board like a Christmas tree with lights for every floor. Thank goodness some little kid wasn't in there running his/her hands up and down the floors. can you imagine stopping at each floor!!! Oh, and the fireman's elevator goes a lot faster!!!
There is time to walk around the mall so we go to see the waterfall which is nice and ...
... Packing was as much fun as ever and Frankfurt was our stop overnight before the long trip home. We had a morning in Frankfurt before an evening departure. You will be pleased to hear I am no where near my 96kgs allowance! I am now sat in Dubai airport lounge and this is my last update of the trip. Well I saw all I wanted too but we ...
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