Grand Midwest Express Hotel Apartments
Travel Blogs from Dubai
... playing Santa Claus for the local Kell’s children on Christmas Day. “Of course,” I replied and Crebo immediately started creating a costume. That evening my host family produced an enormous meal and again I was in bed early to escape the cold. I also had a big sleep.
Christmas Day started quietly, with a local breakfast of sticky rice and fried eggs. Then after 10.00am Crebo came around for my Santa outfit fitting and then at ...
... re one and the same; both are close to Waterloo Station) but eventually found the place I was looking for - to discover it was closed for the day due to a private event. This made me rather grumpy as it meant I'd then wasted an hour but at least I know the Southbank area very well now. I walked back over to Westminster Station and took the tube to Covent Garden Market, which we'd visited in our first week in London. The area had been transformed ...
We were directed to have breakfast with all other guests in the ball room. there was an array of fruit, porridge, pastries, french toast, the chef made omelettes on the spot! We grazed through breakfast then met a Lady called Linda from Arabian Adventures.. We asked some questions about places we still were interested in, so she suggested we book a city tour. It would include the resort frontages, the Dubai Shopping Mall and tallest building in Dubai. We ...
... Yemen restaurant where we sat in a private room on the floor and ate with only our right hand from a shared platter of turmeric rice and roasted chicken. We also had harees which is a meat and wheat porridge that you eat by hand. Zoe, Steve and I all decided this was not one of our favorites. We finished the tour with Samadhi sweets that were Persian, Syrian and Turkish based. We had a variety of desserts like baklava, Mafrookeh (pistachio pie with ...
It has been a very long day today. Started with waking up at 3.30am Perth time to head for the airport. Managed to arrive by 4.30am in time to drop off bags and board the plane! The ten and a half hours went surprisingly quick - watched a few movies, slept, ate, more movies, more sleep!! Flying into Dubai is pretty amazing. Looking out at the desert is spectacular! As we were flying in every now and then a big piece of green land would pop up ...
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