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Greetings from Travelblog land again, this time as you can see coming to you from Dubai. I'm stopping off here on my way to Monaco for the Grand Prix, so this is going to be a dream trip come true for me.
I know the blog has serious competition what with cute animals like hamsters eating burritos completing on the news feed, but I'll try and …
... make the ATM give us any money at the airport, and all we had was a $50 NZ note. So he took that and gave Allan some change which sounded reasonable. We were pretty tired so just wanted to pay him and be done with it.
we couldn't check into the hotel at that time which was 7am, so left bags there and took the train to what we thought was an open park area. Turned out it was fenced off with a long queue to get in. We didn't quite work ...
Arrived in Dubai at 5am this morning (3am Durban time) after little to no sleep on the plane we had 24 hours ahead of us before our next flight to Melbourne and wanted to make the most of our time in Dubai. We caught a taxi straight to our hotel to see if we could leave our bags with reception but instead we're so grateful when they told us to just wait a bit and they would get our room ready ASAP so we sat down to the buffet breakfast and enjoy a meal while we ...
Today is : Thursday September 4, 2014
The Weather was : Hot with heat haze in Dubai 36 degrees, warm and sunny in Fribourg 21degrees
Today’s main activities were : Travel and finally get to Switzerland
Well I'm pleased to say that the hotel transfer in Dubai went off without a hitch. The staff member very courteously met us at the gate, redirected our luggage , checked ...
... is filled to capacity and with an official controlling the knobs and take off. After a few seconds, Noel realises we are going fairly quickly and looks up at the floor number display and notices that it is almost impossible to keep up with the counter ticking over. He blurts out "Jesus" which earns a not so pleased look from the lift man. We later time the trip from top to bottom and it takes 61 seconds to cover the 124 floors. That is seriously quick.