Grand Palace Hotel Apartments
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... drinks at the hotel they are getting married at so we headed over at 5pm. The dress code for tonight said 'casual' so off we trotted in our flip flops. We soon discovered that casual in Dubai does not mean casual. We were the only people there in flip flops and Pete was the only person there in a t-shirt and shorts! Not that he is any choice to wear anything else but everyone else was in chinos and shirts or even suits!! How is ...
... up or down (depending on whether you are talking to the person you're travelling with!), adjust your seat - oh and watch films etc. Now in the Lounge area, and have just enjoyed a relaxing hot shower and a change of clothes - we feel like new women and ready for the 13hr flight to Sydney! We are on the Airbus 380 for this leg so are looking forward to the ...
... giving you a round across Dubai creek. Photography is not allowed on the dhows without permission. There are catching shows lined up to keep the guests entertained and involved. They include magic shows and impressive traditional dances. Whether it is about a romantic evening with your partner or family time, the dhows serve as a great venue.
The calm and deep sea shinning ...
Dubai is hot. Just so you know. Especially in summer, which is when we were there. Thankfully just at the end of summer, so not at its worst. So we arrived early this morning, had our man pick us up at the airport (love coming through customs and seeing the chauffeur holding a sign with our name on it - bit of luxury for our last stop is in order!) and drive us to our hotel for executive checkin on private floor, apple juice and ...
... journeying around the countryside has introduced us to some fascinating and funny people. Our sad and much too early start today was made more bearable by our courtesy driver to the airport. On our approach to the mini bus, he placed his hands together as in prayer and bowing he said "welcome".. I felt like I was in Bali. Have you just returned from Thailand or somewhere. I asked. With the strongest Manchurian (Manchester) ...
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