InterContinental Dubai Festival City
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TravelPod Member ReviewsInterContinental Dubai Festival City
Awesome hotel, great friendly staff. easy access to airport and city. Has connecting mall with great waterways restaurants.
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... which in itself is almost worthy of an entire blog entry.... It was time for a good haggle and nosey around. 50 dirhams later we had Jane's cinnamon sticks! So now all cross legged (no toilets in the souk!), hot and sticky we returned to the car and waited for the two rows of parked cars to be moved to get us out. Then it was back through the city taking in the sites from the huge fish market, to the boats on the river loading up with ...
... I didn't really need it.
So then caught a taxi back to hotel and went to bed around 11.30. I don't know what time Allan turned the light out, but I have been awake since 5.30 and doing things quietly, it is now 6.40 and he is still asleep! I am sure he is catching up on all the times at home where he is getting up early every day for work, or a dog show somewhere. I am going to try out the gym when it opens at 8 and do some cycling and then will pack for our flight to Milan.
... tallest, richest, etc. Pretty much anything you want or need can be found here. The women are all beautiful, the sights are enchanting and the experiences one of a kind. Even though it is a Muslim country, the UAE is more relaxed in it's approach and women are asked to wear modest dress in public. Dubai is divided into areas called "cities" where businesses of similar themes group together for convenience. Some examples are Media City, ...
... coming to a Bedouin village that was very touristy in set up but still a nice attempt to show what it may have been like in some aspects of their life. Camel rides but we didn't do those again after doing then in Alice Springs in Australia. There was a tent you could go and dress up in historical clothing and have photos taken, smoking area of their traditional water pipe and Bryan had a go of this. I went and tried out the Henna tent and had 2 Tatts (henna) done. 1 ...
... current state therefore I decided to request a wheel chair. They duly ordered one, however after the third request, it finally arrived around 40 minutes later. The person had mis-heard the request and taken it to gate 16 instead of gate 60. We had probably already walked around 400 to 500 metres to get to that point. Anyway, we finally got to the gate after having passed through all of the baggage drops, passport clearances, screenings etc. One good thing was ...