Hawthorn Hotel Deira
Travel Blogs from Dubai
31 May, 2007
Wake up call at 6.30am, and considering the night we had last night feeling surprisingly well. Checked out (bill came to about 460E – the room was 145E per night, which I guess is quite good for central Paris.
Of course the day we leave the weather turns beautiful – warm, blue skies and no trace of that bitter …
Temp >20 C
..and I am waiting for my departure from Dubai to Thailand.
It has been a good trip so far.
Left my house early today to get to Heathrow and get there early leaving time for some shopping and coffee.
Then some one last minute “facetime” with my father telling me once again I got to take care of myself and take lots of pictures and off we left ...
... near the back where the plane tapers and you get just two seats together so no stranger to have to share the journey with, plus of course you never hear of planes reversing into mountains! The entertainment on board was very good, a large selection of films and music etc but also you can select outside cameras to either view forwards or downwards, great view of the take off but cloud ...
... bought a couple of dresses and a pair of shoes. We are a bit sick of wearing shorts again for a while, it is nice to get back into some nice clothes.
We went back to the hotel at lunch time to rest for a while and we booked ourselves into the Bali massage therapist to try to relieve the tight muscles after all those African massages (bumpy roads).
We wandered back to the Mall and met Natasha and Roberto. They have just returned from their honeymoon. It was lovely to ...
... 25 minutes to go! Poor thing never got to see the end! Hopefully it will be on the next flight. When we arrived at our hotel, I was exhausted as I had had a late night, an early morning and then was too busy being entertained to sleep in the plane! We weren't able to go anywhere because it was around 9:30pm and the shops and other things were either closed or closing at 10. So we had an early night. It is so hot here, around 48 degrees during the ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center