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... we learnt he hard way that the trains only run until 11pm haha so we had to get a taxi back to the hotel. We assumed the public transport would run the same time as shops - as the Malls are all open from 10am until 1am!!!!! But hey we got back in the end :-)
Well that was our last night in Dubai - off to London tomorrow (Gatwick) for just 1 night, then we'll be flying to Dubrovnik on Friday morning.
Catch ya later
Andrea and ...
Fortunately im staying with a good friend, so the costly Dubai hotels wasn't an issue for me. But sleeping in a sleeping bag on a ********crete floor was the sacrifice.
As my friend was working today I decided to explore Dubai Traveler style!! That means on the cheap.
I learnt quickly cab drivers will try to rip you off. Always go with a metered cab..
Started of killing time at the Dubai Mall (Biggest in world). Plenty to see ...
... off the bus at the Dubai mall. What an experience, in the valet parking out the front of the mall there was a Lamborghini, a Porsche. Inside the mall it just as extravagant with massive water falls, a 3 storied aquarium, Olympic sized skating rink and each section of the mall had a different style and decor. I think we were in there for about 2 hours and didn't really go into a shop. My favourite area was of course the shoe gallery ...
... there was a flight announcement every 30 seconds. The enormity of the fleet was still evident once airborne with a half a dozen airliners clustered within visible range from Dubai to eastern Turkey around Van. Due dust and cloud, the ground was obscured until we were over Kurdistan, but once visible, the tortured terrain was incredible. Why that part of the world has frequent and devastating earthquakes is unmistakeable in the landforms. Lots of very sharp new terrain with ...
considering I didn't have to be up till 9 and I didn't have a good nights sleep I still woke up early at 7!! Couldn't sleep last night, brain wouldn't switch off, can't work out if I'm really excited about going to Dubai or going home, or I'm nervous? I don't know! So I went and got breakfast, it was ok.. Then I chilled out before having to pack my bag and leave!got the transfer to the airport and checked in straight away then found a 7/11 and brought some ...
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