Metropolitan Suites Apartments Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dubai
... dhow, sea wind, flawlessly decorated Dhow and heart-touching music in the background all make a hypnotizing vibe to lose your heart to those whom you adore. The floating waves, moonlight evening, tall buildings around the creek, soft music, magical show and most important luscious International and Arabian Buffet were extraordinary. I was amazed as well as cherished by the services offered by the management of Dhow Cruise.
... that was close !!
Back out we go where we had several more minutes to take shots in and around the Mosque before all heading back to the mini bus and our next stop.
Shehnaaz said this was the most beautiful Mosque – I can’t disagree, it truly was a work of art and a place of peace.
We drove towards Ferrari World retracing some of ...
... the number of tour vehicles that were there.Our tour had around 20 vehicles. We asked about the other tour companies, apparently there are about 500 of them, and there are about 50 different camps set up by the different companies. So there were hundreds of people out in the desert with us, though in different locations.
We then drove into the desert and were able to wander around while they deflated the tyres of the 4wds. Then we were off. It was ...
... the Grand Mosque (more grand by name than appearance), and a Hindu temple. The UAE, having grown as quickly as it has, has a multi ethnic population and Bur Dubai where we were has a large contingent of people from the Indian sub continent, hence the Hindu temple next to a mosque. We visited the Dubai Museum, located inside (and under) the old fort, the oldest building in Dubai (somewhere between a hundred and fifty and two hundred years old). The museum ...
... gone and in their place are stalls selling all the same Chinese made ****. In the higher end places like Madinat the authentic feel is gone to be replaced by glitzy expensive (and empty) stores. Too bad. We are on the plane. Alert! Alert! Lizzo, the plane police is doing her thing. A family put their bags in OUR overhead and sat in OUR seats. I thought there would be war. Thank goodness cooler heads (me) prevailed and the catastrophe ...
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