Kirklees - 2 Hotel Apartments
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... giving me a funny look because he thought I was asking for two plates. Factor 100 sun cream was the deal of the day and was slapped on straight away. With this sorted I continued my adventure, heading slowly in the direction of the Burj Al Arab hotel, the massive fancy 7 star hotel that looks like a sail. I didn't make it that far, partly due to the heat and partly due to walking by the Emirates Shopping Mall. Sounds gay, but my god ...
... was time to go to the Bedouin Camp for our dinner. It was lovely with cushions, Persian carpets in the sand, lanterns, and--you guessed it--camels! They had wonderful traditional food like kebabs, hummus, tabbouleh, chicken shwarma, and, surprisingly, wine and beer. There were henna tattoos and you could smoke shisha (a kind of tobacco smoked from a hookah pipe).
The entertainment was not, unfortunately, belly dancing because it is Ramadan. But they did have ...
... is done like a stary sky. Quite cool.
Anyway landed in Dubai and its 30deg already at 6am, expecting to get up to the high 30'S, obviously I forgot to tell them that I have just got used to the winter.
Going to make my way to the hotel now, going to be a few hrs before I can check in so likely to be more sitting around and waiting. Dont you just love travelling!!!!
Will send pics ...
... been awakened at 3. am for breakfast. I really hadn't had any sleep and was feeling very blurry. The process of getting through Passport control and customs didn't take all that long but in my state it was tedious and slow. I walked to a taxi and headed for home. I tried to have a conversation with my taxi driver but I found it so hard to stay focussed and after a few attempts to talk about what was happening in the world we both fell silent. The sun came up at about ...
... as silk products, spices etc. We kind of felt like we were in Disney World: the souk markets were built to look and feel like a traditional middle eastern market in a city that was designed and master planned in the last 20 years.
We also checked out the enormous Dubai mall which houses an ice skating rink, one of the world's largest aquariums and two Louis Vuitton stores (really, does ...