Richmond Hotel Apartments
Travel Blogs from Dubai
Tuesday 21st Day 52
On leaving the ferry port we were quickly shown the way to a gleaming white taxi with a driver in a suit and the A/C on full blast. The address of our hotel was exchanged and we were swiftly on our way. Sharjah is quite a way from Dubai and it was slowly dawning on us that the taxi may end up being …
So if livers could talk, not sure what mine would be saying right now..... Maybe something like "That's it, I'm outta of here".
But this last few days have been incredible. People are here are so friendly and I now seriously believe that anything is possible here.
So what have been up to, well before I came professional bum, I ran an Aquarium back in London. So I called in a favour and a few days ago. I found myself behind the scenes at the ...
... really tight ski hire boots (too small) and was in agony until she swapped them for a better pair and then enjoyed the experience. It was really something to walk from 40 degree heat into minus 6 degrees and snow!
We raced across to Dubai Mall for our visit to the top of Burj Khalifa, the highest man made structure in the world at over 800m tall. We took lots of photos despite it being quite hazy out towards the coastline.
Arriving back at our hotel we were ...
... have cost millions on their own. Check out the photos now!! I didn't want to just take pictures of the shops because that's boring so I took pictures of how awesome the shopping centre is :) way more interesting.
There is also a ski field in the middle of the shopping centre and sits at -4 degrees. There's glass windows and you can watch everyone ski, fall over, get pushed down a snowy field in an orb ball and smack into a glass wall, visit penguins and even get skiing ...
... Moroccan Spice"
Plum and Orange Blossom Chutney, Amlou Sause, Braised fennel, dried fruit Semolina
Roda Sela 2009, Rioja, Spain
6/ Passion Banana Jelly, Lychee Granite and Light Cream
7/ Caramelized Hazelnut Dacquoise, Milk Gianduja Choclolat Mousee, Bourbon Ice Cream
Paul Cluver Nobel Riesling 2011, Elgin, South Africa
All this of course preceded by a morning of buying clothes for Lyndsay as he had to wear a jacket for dinner