Metropolitan Suites Apartments Hotel
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... we thought we might venture out to the old Deira Souk but the heat really got the better of us, it is around 40 degrees and it feels like 50.
We are loving being spoilt here, the hotel is beautiful and we are enjoying the spaciousness, amazing room and facilities, especially the room service.
Off to Singapore in the morning for more of the same, going to enjoy being spoilt for a few more days then back to ...
We had breakfast (cereal) in our room this morning and left for Kings Cross Station at around 4.45am pulling a case each and with backpacks on our backs. We arrived at the station at 5am and negotiated our way to the platform on the Piccadilly Line heading for Terminal 3 at Heathrow. The train left at 5.39am. It was already quite full, but Annie was soon able to get a seat. I was on a high and ...
... and plenty coffee. Awesome stuff.
After 4 hours we climbed onto our connecting flight to Zurich, an Airbus 380, double story plane and settled in for the final leg.
After more pain and discomfort we finally arrived in Zurich. I collected my luggage to discover that my indestructible suitcase had been destroyed. It was squashed and cracked but fortunately ...
... br> After dinner I hightailed it the Internet room and saw Justyna. Thankfully I was connected but not logged on !! Yay … minutes preserved !
We sat chatting for a while and I showed her the photos I took on my phone of the Taj Mahal and a few other things and after a while we said goodnight and went back to the cabin, put our order for room service breakfast out on the door, then into bed where I fell asleep !! I was still tired ...
... and when we arrived the night butler (butler was actually his title!) came to meet us at the taxi and help with our bags. Butler makes it sound like we were staying somewhere posh, and whilst it wasn't cheap, it was almost bargain basement by Dubai's seven star standards. The hotel is a traditional Arabian building, on a single level with rooms around a central courtyard, few external windows and wind towers to catch the breezes. It's ...
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