Meena Plaza Hotel
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... and gold.As we headed out of the air conditioned bus into the textile souk the thickness of the heat matched the intensity of the sellers - mostly young boys and older men pretty much begging us to shop with them. W resisted the calls of "Lovely ladies", "Sweet mama" and "Mama, mama". The guys who insisted they had belly-dancing costumes in Naomi's size did bring a smile to our faces. Towards the end we succumbed and one young man had us in his shop looking at scarves for quite ...
After 13 hours of flying, we had a short layover in Dubai before continuing on to Doha. Everyone deplaned so the aircraft could be serviced. We had to go through a brief security check just to get into the terminal, as well as to get back on the aircraft. ...
... of difficulty, we swung our legs over the back of a camel. Then the bloody thing stood up and we almost thrown over the camels head, then thrown forward as it came to a full standing position. After a gentle swaying ride once around the arena we repeated the process backwards to get off. Then into the arena with 360 others for dinner and entertainment. Dinner started with appetisers and then a main course. Much to our surprise not only was water and soft drink available but also beer, ...
... would have a go, but got scared. How can I possibly be in control when sitting about six foot off the ground, hanging on for dear life, while some big lumbering animal is being led around on the end of a piece of rope!
I tried the coffee and found it quite weak but also quite disgusting. The young fellow handing out the coffee seemed surprised that I was going to try it, and I started to wonder what was in it. Other women tried it after me, so ...
If possible DO NOT go for this one, it is just a boat ride with dinner and they charge you 125 Dirham per person, waste of money and time.
It is in Mall of Emirates, if you are from US, you may not appreciate the quality of the snow, they are doing their best artificially, it is not a big deal, you can see the slope from outside. If you want to you can walk with real Penguin, they offer that for a price.
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