Ramee Guestline Hotel Apartments II
Travel Blogs from Dubai
After a nice relaxing morning at our hotel, we had our driver from yesterday drive us to some traditional Souks. Souk is an Arabic word, literally translated it means "the market, or place where any kinds of goods are bought or exchanged". I wanted to come and check this out, to experience the traditional shopping and atmosphere that …
Today, we hired a private driver to take us around Dubai, as I have said before, this is really a great way to see places, and it seems most hotels can find someone to take you around.
The primary religion in Dubai is Islamic, I found out today that Muslim is what the person is called and the religion is Islamic. The …
... stay at home in their airconditioning all day and then celebrate and feast at night). We caught a taxi back to the hotel and ordered a free fruit basket to our room for lunch(hotel rooms and tourist hotel restaurants cordoned off behind black screens are the only places you can get any food or water).
Feeling refreshed we caught a taxi to the Dubai Mall, the largest shopping mall in the world. Taxis are very cheap in the UAE with the most expensive fare across ...
... and the expansion of Dubai after the discovery of oil. It was really interesting and I ended up spending a couple of hours exploring this Emirate's history. They even had a model of an Al Arish, a summer house made mostly of palm tree branches. Its significant feature is a wind tower which is used to circulate air.
Later that night, I met some friends for dinner at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, and we had some great views of the Burj Al Arab since it's virtually right ...
... I was really doing well, breaching all the security rules!
But we are here, in Dubai, ready to start our last leg home. Didn't get arrested, or get any speeding fines, or have anything happen to us actually!
A really great trip!
When we get home we will do one more - just so we can put some photos on that you haven't seen yet! The photo's that didn't quite make it. Just for fun.