Kirklees - 2 Hotel Apartments
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... Dubai in a few hours.
- The metro- we successfully navigated public transportation with no help!
- The heat- holy hell! 9PM at night and it is still 90 degrees and 100% humidity. My hair does not like this. I looked like a chia pet, the hair kept getting bigger and bigger.
- The Social House- amazing food! We were the weird ones requesting to eat inside ...
... in the lobby!!!
We were tempted not to leave the hotel, but on learning of the massive indoor mall the size of 50 football fields, complete with ice rink, aquarium, amusement park and a fountain at least twice the size of the Bellagio's we decided to venture out. As a plus, it is right next door to the Burj Khalifa, which until very recently was the tallest building in the world (apparently there is now one ...
... as far as the door so that they could
get in. It didn’t work out so great on their end but through this process I
stumbled upon Buddha Bar and got myself in for a drink and an experience. Met
people from all over - from Europe, which is nothing new, but also from every
country in the Middle East, which was really a treat. And the bartenders went
all Cocktail on us, juggling bottles and spinning imitation poi on top of the
I didn't throw up hoorah!! Flight was fine, I watched Gravity & The Hangover III, not massively impressed by either tbh. Main course was too spicy but mostly food was ok. Took ages to get from the plane to the airport, what a faff. But Dubai airport is really cool, it has water fountains and ...
... t for another half hour. Happened three times. Even happened on board after touch down when aircraft stopped at end of runway! Panicked flight attendants trying to get multiple Indian families of seventeen to sit back down and shove luggage back into overheads but resigning themselves that leaving oversized carry on bag on grandmas lap was best option, gave much ...
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