Meena Plaza Hotel
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... minutes! Taxi's in Dubai are pretty much the quickest and easiest way to get around the sprawling city and not too expensive either. The city of Dubai is very spread out and constantly evolving with new buildings going up frequently. The first time we visited back in 2011, we noticed a lot of the building work had ceased and many building sites were seemingly abandoned. Now in 2014, it appears the boom is back on. But enough of this, time to sleep!
... I'm sure, was the one with a lot of publicity about it when it was being built that it would revolve. In fact, I remember seeing many photos or drawings of what it would look like. Each floor would revolve independently and separately from each other so that at only one time during the day would the entire building be back in line with each other. I think they never did that or they have stopped revolving it as each time I looked at it today, the ...
Uneventful flight from London to Dubai. Not quite long enough to have a long sleep as was woken for breakfast of sorts before landing. Same gate for departure as on the flight across. Next leg of flight has been very interesting. Have never been on a flight where there have been so many grumblers! Not happy with seats (I think said grumblers were trying for an upgrade), want aisle seats, want to sit with friends and so on. So much faffing we thought we would never get off ...
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Hench the city is long and thin, coastline real estate is at premium here. If your hoping to get around on foot, forget it, Dubai is not designed for pedestrians, there is a public transport system, but being relatively new, its doesn't serve much of the city. You can walk around the Marina, but otherwise you will have to rely on taxis.
Secondly the heat, well right now its averaging 40 degrees, cooling to about 35 at night. Stepping out ...
... complexes all got together in Dubai and wanted to see who could come up with the most ridiculous ideas to one up each other.
The only thing I cared to really do in Dubai was go to the Wadi Wave Park. It is a wave pool in Dubai where you can actually surf. I was really excited to try this out. I have never surfed in a wave pool before and was really looking forward to it. I called the place and asked them if I could bring my surfboard to use it. ...
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