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... can drink lunch from 12-4 usually. Most hotels have them, and they are basically a place to meet friends and eat delicious food. On arrival we were handed a sparkling wine, and then the waitress came round to ask us what we wanted to drink. As we had chosen the alcoholic option, I went for a raspberry mojito to begin with! I couldn't believe it, literally you could just have whatever you wanted! ...
... heat like it. You can't spend a lot of time outside. They have a roof top pool but unfortunately swimmers are still in the luggage somewhere in Abu Dhabi airport, so there is no swimming. The girls swimming in their undies probably wont go down too well here. The pool temperature is 29deg, it would hardly cool you down.
So after arriving and having a buffet breakfast that Isabel absolutely ate everything in ...
... a smile on their face, press their hands together and cheerfully shout "Namaste!" (I salute the god within you!). I hope Nepal finds some political stability soon, and starts to sustainability develop their economy to cope better with the countless challenges the Nepalese face.
Goodbye Nepal. I promise that someday I will return.
Side note: I watched Frozen earlier, and I hate to admit it but It was actually a really good ...
... In reality this meant having to walk through two pedestrian tunnels under major highways in front of the Sofitel to eventually find an unsigned lay-by on the edge of a major road, which fortunately was it. Our first stop was to see the impressive Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. This mosque cost around US$2 Billion to build and has a 45 ton carpet in the main arena that cost $8.5 Million and took 100s of Iranian women months to weave. There is also a 9 ton cut glass ...
... the airport as the morning sun was just climbing above the horizon. We were all sad to be leaving this beautiful city but we promised that we’d be back one day. We saw a really interesting thing while clearing customs – the man next to us had what appeared to be a gladiator mask in his hand luggage. I could just overhear him telling the security staff that he’d bought ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKhalidiya Hotel Abu Dhabi
Service was great with helpful Concierge! The weather is nice in Abu Dhabi now, but the air con was hard for me to get 'just right'!!
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