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After not getting much sleep, at about 5.0 in the morning, we arrived at our hotel in Deira Dubai which was not a tourist hotel but probably mainly frequented by men from the cargo boats which were docked just down the road. A very basic place but it had clean beds and a hot shower.
We had a couple of hours sleep and then went out to explore. …
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Her var vi jammen vel ankommet Dubai, vaar forste stopp paa ferden. Forste entry i bloggen og vi har allerede vaert paa en safari, en orkensafari denne gang. Som mye annet her var det en opplevelse langt fra det vi har opplevd tidligere. Vi hadde jo mistanker om en turistfelle, men ante vel ikke at det skulle vaere horder av turister fra Iran, og …
... The water was so warm, it was great to play in the surf.
After getting a little bit of sun burn I headed to the emirates mall, a massive shopping complex with all the big brands. It even has its own 400m ski slope. After checking out some of the prices it was time for me to again get out of there. Some things in Dubai are cheap, others are not!!!
Kate arrives tonight so its back to the airport to pick her up before spending tomorrow at the water ...
... She showed me the Dubai Mall with the aquarium, ice skating ring and every store you can imagine. Outside the mall we watched a huge water show with the Burj Khalifa (worlds tallest building). In the background. She also brought me to the Emirates mall with the indoor sky slope. It was cool to see and I wish I liked skying. We also went to the hotel where Mike actually proposed to Bernz. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPacific Hotel Dubai
We stayed in The Pacific hotel in Deria Dubai. It is not a tourist hotel and has no amenities. It could have been cleaner but the sheets were clean and there was plenty of hot water. The staff were helpful.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.