Grand Midwest Express Hotel Apartments
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Sorry I haven't been writing!! We are in Dubai! Let me just say right now that the process of riding on a bus from Oman into Dubai was so crazy. We left from the bus station pickup area and figured we had about a 6 hour ride. I believe we left around 3:00 in the afternoon. We drove for a while, occasionally picking up other riders along the …
... to the hotel around 11am and decided to just enjoy chilling out for the day, so I had room service (which was ridiculously fancy) for lunch, and then headed down to the gorgeous pool to read for a few hours.
At around 5 we had drinks with our hosts, who were letting us know they could no longer join us for dinner tonight and gave us some tips on where to go, so we jumped in a taxi to the Palace Hotel and walked through Souk Alhaba to get to the terraces (where ...
... tear me up every time. We watched 3 shows (one with an icecream in hand) and rowan told me he loves this holiday. Somewhere around this point Elodie must have eaten a bag of budgie seed because that girl talked NON STOP for the next few hours, she talked us all the way home and even in her bed she was talking to herself! On the enormous walk from Mall to the station we had races in the buggies to see who was faster - Arnaud ...
... and the people watching here was absolutely amazing. The real reason for our visit on the tour though was not the mall itself, but two of the attractions that the mall hold or is a part of. Our first stop was the Dubai Aquarium which we had the chance to spend some time going through on our own before reconnoitering with the group a bit later. On our flight from Venice to Cape Town on Emirates Airline we saw a commercial for a feature of the aquarium, the King Croc and ...
... touristy day. We spent hours walking the Dubai Mall- the largest in the world based on total area- gaping at the shops with special guards, questioning the utterly unnecessary multiple duplication of luxury brands (3 Tom Ford stores?), and admiring the breathtaking displays of the indoor Aquarium (sorry, Underwater Zoo*), diving fountains, and butterfly atrium. We then headed to one of Dubai's newest spectacles, Miracle Garden. Phase I, ...