Golden Tulip Al Jazira
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... we jolly well go. Lady says no problem then looks at Bernard's shorts and said they're not allowed! Off we go to our room, Qwkeep getting off the wrong floor, finally he changes and off we go again, take lift to wrong floor again, doors shut and squished Bernard, so there was an en-suing row on whose fault it was! Anyway, now sat down - watch this ...
... holes in the sand surrounded by tiny 'balls of sand.' Kostas explained that these were holes made by crabs and they removed the sand by making balls.
The kiters Robin (Scotland) Matt (England) and Kostas (Greece) joined us for a prearranged potluck BBQ back at the townhouse. We tried avocados stuffed with hot feta cheese.
After a full day of water, sun and new experiences we are ready for bed!! Dubai tomorrow!
... and we were all picked up for our Desert BBQ and Dune Trekking excursion at 3pm. So there are 6 people, plus the driver, in a Toyota Land Cruiser. Land Rover? Not sure. But we drive to the desert, where the driver proceeded to let 20lbs of air out of each tire before proceeding. Apparently, it's what you have to do to drive the dunes of the desert. I was in the front seat, and it was amazing. You know those dreams we all have about falling over a ...
... cafe called Cinnamon Cafe. We were going to walk to Heritage Town but walked outside and it was far too hot. Back to hotel for a quick freshen up to get ready for sunset sand dunes dinner. Bit of a mix up with pick up time. Eventually saw driver at 5.45pm only to be told that it was cancelled due to sand storm. Major bummer but you really can't see anything through the ...
Normally Fox would not make an entry for a transit point, but exceptions must be made.
The descent into Abu Dhabi was as depressing as could be - sand, sand, and more sand. It was very early morning, but workers were already sweating on the tarmac. If ever Fox had thought it would be interesting to go to the Gulf, the unending sand seen from the plane chased the thought away.
The service on Emirates was in line with its reputation: good food, pleasant flight attendants, ...