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... took us ages to get there! First stop,was tucker. Went our separate ways as The Bride did not know,what she wanted.
Once devoured, we walked though the mall,to,the entrance to the Burj Khalifa for our
tour to the top of the worlds tallest building.
We were invited into a special room where we were given coffee and dates before an introduction from a delightful young local lady who took us ...
... a glass of wine, not too bad compared to home.
Walked down the road to the Mall of the Emirates, a huge shopping mall 3 floors high. First floor is almost entirely restaurants, fast food and eating halls, ended up having Chinese at $9.30 aus per serve.
Back to the hotel and bed around 9:00pm (1:00am in Perth).
American style full buffet breakfast in the Hotel Restaurant, very enjoyable and included ...
... Dubai Mall adjacent the Burg Kalifa is the biggest in the world
- The Burj Kalifa has two observation decks - one at the 124th floor and one at the 148th floor. You can reach the 124th floor in 60 seconds
- All plants in the UAE are watered via black plastic pipes. Those pipes total 800,000 kilometres
- 6 De-sal pants produce water, however about 60% of the salt ...
... at the mall. So we had to transfer busses. Not s big deal, but it's a good thing we left with a lot of time to spare. We pulled up to the mall and there. Are fancy cars everywhere. Our bus pulled in behind a Maserati there was a Ferrari just behind us, and Porsches everywhere. Crazy. Then onto the observation deck at the Burj Khalifa. There are two observation decks, one on floor 124 and another on floor 148. If you buy tickets that go to floor 148 you get to stop on both ...
... to get a bit crazy. One of my favorite travel books is "Travels from Tartary" by Peter Fleming, brother of Ian, a story of overland travel from Peking across China and down into India undertaken with a courageous young French woman Ella Maillart in 1935 and in this great yarn they encounter lots of adventure but become totally absorbed in the experience of Travel! How things have changed!
The whole process of moving people about the planet ...