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- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Smoking rooms available
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... It really is stunning, but I would recommend going when it is not so hot because you mostly walk outdoors. I plan on going back when it is cooler, and also in the late afternoon so I can see it in the afternoon light, sunset and then lit up. I am lucky that I get to drive past it daily on my way to school.
When you get to the mosque you have to follow the signs to where they issue you with an abaya - a black dress that covers to your wrists, ankles ...
... the street from us with nice restaurants and cafes. Also, there is a Etisalat branch so we are never far from communications with our cell phone company whenever some problem arises. Here's the kicker...Inside this mall is a Waitrose supermarket. I am stoked that we do not have to drive for groceries. The mall is like 20 steps away...how convenient! We were able to pick up more items we needed that we had missed on our mad dash through the first store.
... got UND himmel, told her I took it off two days before we left with Nair, she said "you have some very long ones there! This eejit, feeling suddenly like the bearded lady from the circus says OK. Then, would you like a shampoo and blow dry, I had rollers in it for an hour this morning, looked in the mirror and said ok - again! So manicure in process then the absolutely crucifying thread pulling of my scarce eyebrows and finally onto my grossly bearded ...
... after the constant cycle at Dubai. Just glorious.
The airport is the private city airport, including private lounge, immigration and customs.
Got through in a flash and I had booked into the Armed Forces Officers Club Hotel, because a) it was right next to the airport, and b) it was called the Armed Forces Officers Club. I mean really.... hotel is quite ...
... cover our heads. I was good to go but Mums sleeves didn't quite cover her wrists so as we get off the coach the 'fashion police' were there to inspect us and Mum got 'put to one side' (along with a few other ladies) so to speak! The guy behind Mum got off the bus in a T-shirt (which was fine for a guy) and carried a checked shirt...we are not sure if the fashion police thought they were together but they ordered him to give Mum his ...