Metropolitan Suites Apartments Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dubai
... henna tattoos, belly dancing, shisha all very nicely done with the lit sand dunes for a backdrop. So I did the camel ride and bought camel chocolate. It was very hot and we were dripping at the end when they turned the lights out while we lay on the carpets and looked at the stars. So that's it, the fat lady has sung! But we have the excitement of flying home business class (sorry Sue down in cattle) in the ...
In Dubai 9 - 11 Sep. I knew it was going to be hot but hard to describe feeling of walking out into 40 deg C. It's also humid so similar to moving around in sauna. In daytime your always thinking of getting inside to air con, any excuse will do; my shoes are on fire is a good one. August hottest month, cools down in winter to low ...
... and we didn't have enough time to go to Burj Al Arab for an amazing afternoon tea at the Skyview Bar. I think Toby was relieved and possibly planned his procrastination as he seemed unsure about spending $180AUD pp at a high tea. A missed opportunity but something I will come back to do. After reviewing our limited options for the afternoon before we were being collected for our desert safari tour we decided to go ...
... cardamom chicken dishes and the dates, oh, and the Middle Eastern bread pudding. It probably has a better name but we don't know it. Then they brought us Arabic coffee which is flavored with cardamom and saffron--to die for.
We went back out to the souk (outdoor mall). It was cooler now, so more fun in terms of temperature. The souk was not, however, so fun. It made the Mercado and even the bazaar in Bangkok that Lar has been to look ...
... camera in varying angles to see if any will show its magnitude. However, I learned that at some point, I had to give up and hope that when I show pictures and promise, “it’s the world’s tallest building! I know you can’t really tell, but it is!” I will be believed.
We continued our day with a visit to International SOS – the most important company no one has heard about. International SOS is a travel ...
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