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... next was what we classify as adventure. Baggage was checked through to Chennai, which means clearing immigration, collecting said luggage and re-checking on next flight. Without a valid visa = not possible. This made for a slight commotion, much consultation with a passing parade of immigration officials, liaison officers, Tiger Air officials and Air Arabia officials. Much handing over of passports to disappear ...
... men' of the family warmed themselves before a fake open fire.
It was a breeze catching the train to Dubai Mall, the biggest shopping centre we could have ever imagined. All 550,000 square metres and over 1000 shops. It sits beneath the Burj Khalifa, which is the tallest building in the world. Not only does this house a myriad of luxury shops, it contains a fountain, a waterfall, an Olympic sized ice rink, an aquarium and a zoo.
Once Ken arrived and settled in, ...
The airport terminal in Dubai is huge, glassy and modern. At 6 in the morning it was relatively quiet and we raced through the formalities to be first out the door in about 15 minutes to meet up with the Arabian Adventures people for our transport to the Dubai Premier Inn. Even though it was so early, the wall of heat that hit you as we emerged from the air conditioned terminal into the pick up area was just what Dot ...
... able to get some incredible pictures, but because I was just using my iPhone as my camera and it's without a strap, I was holding on to it for dear life. I could just see a gust of wind knocking it out of my hand. I spent some time outside, looking around and appreciating the view.
After I went back inside, I noticed what looked to be telescopes postitioned all around the room. However, when I investigated, I discovered they were more like camera simulators. There were ...
... Gold Souk (a "souk" is a traditional market) and the Dubai Fountain.
We past the Burjuman and Wafi shopping malls on the way back to the hotel. The Wafi mall has several Egyptian sculptures at the entrances and is shaped like a pyramid.
By this stage, we had about 1/2 hour left before getting ready for dinner at the Burj Al Arab. We took a quick look around the Dubai Museum, the Al Fahidi Fort, just across the road from our hotel. ...
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