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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 …
... i know the heat would eventually become an annoyance.
So, tomorrow is the big day where i'll be moving to Oz!. My bags are all packed and i'm ready to go!!!. Flight is at 10:15am (7:15am UK Time), so a nice early start!. The flight is about 14 hours so long so its a bit of a killer although it'll be worth it.
Right time for bed, i'll keep you all updated as soon as i touch down in Sydney!
We are up early as we want to have breakfast and be around at the check in point in plenty of time to undertake the necessary security protocols. It is hard to believe that the London part of our trip is over and we are bound for Dubai for a couple of days, just to have a look at what we reckon will be a very different country.
All formalities attended to, we finally leave Gatwick after a considerable hold up on the runway. We ...
... the dogs - gave me an excuse to walk at the dogs pace. Found an unusual looking bird - I think it was a woodpecker. Went to the Mall of the Emirates to shop. This is the Mall with the Ski Run in it. Watched every one having fun in -4 degrees and thought of poor Kyrra at home who would have loved it. Did some window shopping and all met up again at the Cheesecake Shop for lunch. Food photos are becoming the norm as amazing ...
The Dubai airport is already familiar but the 4h transit time was still not easy. First I had to find a place for my online checkin of my next flight to Bahrain, second - I had to sleep a bit as the 5h flight was noisy and not easy for sb who hadnt slept the first night.
The internet connection was unstable, I tried many times mobile check-in but the final page never showed up. Finally ...