Hotel Holiday International Sharjah
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- Tennis Court
- Shuttle bus service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
- Multilingual staff
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... of glass/mirrored buildings of all shapes and sizes. A lot of construction too. Checked in at our hotel very early and was given a room. No waiting. Yeah Room is large with the bath/shower only having glass between the sleeping area. Luckily you lower a blind or else we would see far too much of everyone's bits..... Our hotel is attached to a shopping mall so once we explored the hotel and had breakfast we headed to the shops had ...
Woke early, not sure which time zone we are in, but it doesn't stop Alan from getting kicked out of bed to make coffee. After breakfast we used the Metro to visit a couple of Dubai's souks. First on our journey was the textile souk with hundreds and hundreds of bolts of fabric but would it be that easy to buy just a yard or two? Then it's onto the gold souk ... wow ... gold, silver and diamonds as far as the eye can see ... and I can't find anything ...
... without buying anything.
Time was pressing, so after wandering the lanes we returned to the bus for good views of the working dhows moored on the Creek and eventually got to WAFI for a late lunch. A taxi took us back to the hotel, where we had a quick swim to refresh ourselves, then sat in the lobby waiting to be picked up for our desert adventure. I had read reviews of the various companies and had decided on ...
... as high as the Empire State Building), tallest free-standing structure, highest number of stories/outdoor observation deck/occupied floor, plus it has the elevator with the longest travel distance in the world.
Still, we had other things to see and do, so we continued to the WAFI Mall where we could change buses for the Creek. Wafi is strange – its a corner of Egypt in the UAE, with huge statues of Rameses, ...
... A/C). Much clearer outside and slightly cooler. Less wind than yesterday.
A lot of refurbishment work going on overnight in the Mall with a huge workforce getting the noise and construction over and done with before the punters arrive for another day of shopping. As seen elsewhere in Asia and here in the Middle East, everyone has a job. Platoons of security guards throughout the complex, door openers, cleaning staff etc. But ...