Gillani Hotel Apartments
TripAdvisor Reviews Gillani Hotel Apartments Dubai
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Well we've made it to Dubai at about 5 in the morning, extremely jet lagged and nowhere to sleep for the next 6 or so hours.
Honestly had no idea what to expect of this place. First impressions - Wow, secondly - 45 degrees, its a bit hot, and thirdly - perhaps we wont walk, lets get an air conditioned bus or ...
... a falconer and a ring of stalls, including a bar, food stands and shisha stall were. The inner ring in front of the stalls included a low stage surrounded by low tables and cushions all on mats laid on the very fine sand. The meal ( difficult to see just what it was as getting dark) was a buffet and there a large variety of salads, vegetable dishes, and traditional meat dishes. The temperature was still unbearably hot but did reduce once the ...
... presumably with full tummy) the noises stopped and I slept again, until about 6.30, when we both felt the call of nature.
It was still quite dark, and when I went into the ladies (reasonably nice proper toilets with tiled walls), there was no light and, I discovered a few minutes later, pretty much no water. A bit later all was well again, helped by a generator - obvious when you think about it.
Our guide, Abu Baker, had ...
... belief. Luckily they have free Wi-Fi so at least I had something to do!
Back at the ship we relaxed in preparation for the sail away party at 5:00pm.
It is an informal dinner tonight so we have an opportunity to meet some of the new passengers. Seven of our fellow diners on our table left the ship at Dubai so we will be meeting new people tonight.
Bye for now
Sue and Trevor
Today we did the Dubai City Tour and whilst it was a whirlwind tour it was great for the fact that we got to see some of the more touristy things with a guide who has amazing local knowledge, ie there are approximately 2 million people living in Dubai with over 200 nationalities, only 18% are Arabic, 52% Indian and the balance is made up of the other 198 nationalities. It is truly a multicultural city. I have never seen so much construction going on which ...
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