Grand Midwest Hotel Apartments
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... vodka, then a seafood platter, apple tartin, cheese board, and chocolates. Of course everything was on a white linen tablecloth and fine china. Food is served at your request. After that great meal, we decided to walk to the bar. Arthur met a pilot on board, and there was 4 hours of non stop talking. I gave up on that conversation and walked up to the bar. There were four journalists from LA getting seriously soused, they were on ...
... out into the desert last night for a sunset tour, we ate dates, drank Arabic tea, rode a camel and watched the sunset - a pretty cool end to long, long day!
Highlight of the day? The yellow Ferrari - lacked a bit of top end tourque though!
We are looking forward to some cooler weather now so off to Wimbledon for our first house/pet sitting gig.
Bye for ...
This morning we awoke with a start. We were due to be picked up for a tour of Dubai at 9.45am. The alarm on my watch was set for 7.30am but obviously we had slept through it. It was 9.20am. What to do? We quickly pulled on the clothes we wore the day before. No shower just a wash of the face, clean of the teeth, do of the hair, a scramble to leave the room reasonably organised, ...
... in and hang out with the penguins for a cool USD $40.
After a few good photos it's into downtown Dubai. Boasting the world's tallest hotel and the world's tallest building along with a variety of enormous skyscrapers it would make for an wonderful skyline photo if not for the haze of the oppressing heat. I stop off at Dubai Mall to get a photo of the Burj Khalifa the world's tallest building. Do not come to this mall unless you have a whole day to waste. Nearly an hour ...
The cost of alcohol in Dubai is extortionate. A glass of NZ Sauv Blanc at home is around $8 - $10. Here, it is over $20 !! And it is not as if there are plenty of places from which to take a choice. It is only in hotels that drinks appear to be available - no bottle shops and very few restaurants are permitted to sell alcohol.
The weather has been fine and hot all day with a top temperature of around 33 degrees. It is a dry heat that saps ...