Radisson Blu Residence, Dubai Marina
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- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
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... hilarious, I guess it happens regularly. They are certainly not as harmless as the wee gazelles.
Our first stop for the day was the Jumeirah Zabeel Sarah Hotel - this hotel is absolutely beautiful! It is Turkish influenced and is very opulent with lots of beautiful colours used, gorgeous big chandeliers, mosaics etc etc. We did a site inspection here, looking at the lovely restaurants, movie theatre, and a beautiful suite - the Grand Imperial I think it was called... ...
... and most visited Emirates.
Our first loop took us along the coast to Jumeirah Beach and for a view of Burj Al Arab the iconic hotel in Dubai. From there we proceeded to the Atlantis Hotel along the stem of the man made, palm tree island Palm Jumeirah. The wealth in this part of the world is obscene. The commentary on the bus reported that when you buy a villa on Palm Jumeirah you don't get a bottle of wine from the agent you get a ...
... of UAE existence. We stopped to see the exterior of Jumeriah mosque, walked through time in the Dubai museum, took an abra (type of boat) water taxi across the Dubai Creek to the spice markets, toured through the gold market area and made a stop to see handmade gold rugs. The architecture here is incredibly diverse and unique... mostly. They like to do things bigger and better than "in the states", like how they copied the Chrysler ...
... The Borg implanted their control mechanism just there!
Would we return? Not from choice!
From Dubai we had a good but long flight to Auckland where we caught the airport shuttle to the town centre. Jim had excelled himself in finding reasonably priced accommodation at the Ibis Style, close to the bus stop, 5 minutes from the Marina and in the heart of the business district with a supermarket one minute away. Although the room is 'cosy' to ...
... br> Discovered "Paul" - such a gorgeous French little cafe in the airport (sesame croissant with thick fresh smoked salmon and capers with thinly cut onions - ohmygosh).. Then I realised with a big fright and almost too late that the terminal for our flight to Kathmandu was not only at a far away gate but in a whole separate building...two bus trips away, each ...