Travel Blogs from Dubai
... sort of careers we should be recommending to the boys!) Much and all as I was wondering about the neatness of the place I did smile when I saw that the balconies of the swisho apartments were being used to dry clothes! It must only be Australian owners corporations who make rules about such things. After a few more stops on the hop-on hop-off tour we swapped to the city route and went to the older part of town. Here the original souks (markets) still offer wares such as ...
... the area and going in and out of shops. It was extremely hot so we tired out easily and headed back. Some of the gold jewelry was absolutely beautiful, and although you could probably get some nice stuff for a great price, I was just happy to browse. It was pretty neat to explore this area, which looked a lot more like old Dubai instead huge skyscrapers.
Day 3 and 4 in Dubai included the Dubai Marina, the beach, and the Burj Al Arab Dubai
... to the "Bedouin camp" for camel riding and dinner. The area is et up,like a Bedouin village in the middle of the desert. Arabic lanterns lit the way into the village and we were offered traditional coffee ( ever wondered where arabica beans come from?) the area was set with tables and cushions on the ground and a carpeted dance floor in the middle. We took our camel ride before dinner. As Julie commented it looked a lot like the Shetland pony rides we enjoyed as children. With a ...
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We had to change the room, because there was a door connecting two different rooms. One can hear everything in the next room.
Room is cold and dank. Windows can't be opened. There were insects in the bathroom. Bed is uncomfortable. So we didn't rest during the night.
Good: close to metro (500 meters)
I don't reccomend this hotel
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