Panorama Grand Hotel
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... amp; genuine friendliness in the process.
It's something incredibly unique to the country and so I hope that part always remains. It's quite amazing that they're surrounded by so many extremists and violent regimes & yet they have developed this incredible culture of warmth & hospitality.
The other thing that impressed me was that they always seem to have time: time to visit with friends, time to help a friend/family, & even time to help a ...
... then directed to follow our driver outside.....OMG.....like walking into an oven at 200 degrees, it was just past 1am and 39 degrees. Boarded our Tarago like van...thank god it was air conditioned. Drove around 20 mins to our hotel Howard Johnson Bur Dubai. In the old part of Dubai (Bur Dubai) Got into our rooms..unfortunately different floors, thank god there was lovely air conditioning! Unpacked then bed....ahhhh Got up showered dressed, M & I went to brekky around ...
... with other professionals. We also learned a thing or two about Online Booking Tools but a lot of information was a bit out of our scope for us to properly compartmentalize it in our heads.
At the end of the Forum, once everyone cleared out of the room, Christian, Haz and I put on a silent rock concert, as displayed..
We all then drifted to the section outside the ballroom where ...
... up and form the United Arab Emirates. Sheik Zayed who died in 2004 aged 82 yo, is revered as the “father” of the UAE and was the first President of the UAE.
- Initially there were 6 countries which formed the UAE and another country joined up invited a couple more countries to join, including Qatar, however they declined. The 7th country to join the UAE did so in April 1973.
- There are seven ...
... I also found the gym and the pool which was on top of the hotel. There were a few people there sunbaking and reading books - I thought they were mad!
Then caught a taxi to Dubai Mall, and split up again for 1.5 hours to wander around. I didn't buy anything again tho did find the aquarium this time.
So then the most exciting part - Burj Khalifa, which I have finally managed to pronounce, and spell. We had talked about getting tickets before we left NZ, but didn't do ...