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... transfer area as they may not have made it back through immigration and security before our connecting flight.
We took the opportunity to try and catch up on some sleep while waiting for our flight, well at least Traci, Kate and Roy did as someone had to stay awake and watch our pile of hand luggage.
It is hard to believe that in a few hours we will be back in Australia and our great European adventure will be behind us.
... no luck with free wifi at the airport either. not good! Success after I had a chat to one of the security guys who showed me how to get a free hour and then another free hour by changing the date in settings. All good!
We made our way to gate B2 to be herded down two sets of moving stairs to a waiting bus. Didn't experience this last two times, so twas a new experience. Unsure where we travelled but it was to the back blocks! ...
... the city.
We also ventured into the textiles souk. Here aggressive salespeople push goods in your face and it takes a fair amount of gusto to avoid them and move along. It's one of the few parts of the city that feel very foreign. You'd be surprised how domestic this place feels.
... carousel and I found a cash point in the arrivals hall to get some Dirham's out. We then boarded our bus to Dubai, with barely a few minutes to spare. Strangely our bags travelled to Dubai in a separate van rather than on the bus, but as there's nothing valuable in them we weren't concerned. The drive to Dubai only served to demonstrate the difference in wealth between The United Arab Emirates and Nepal. Chalk and cheese. Dubai makes Britain ...
... else haha. I was still properly mashed and ended up leaving my sunglasses on the plane, gutted cause i had had them since new zealand and they were my favourites. Guts were in absolute ruins and my bag took ages to come. The taxi also felt like it took forever. Quick sum up of Armenia and all i can say it is amazing. One, if not my favourite place iv been. Amazing food, best shisha iv ever had and just all around cool. ...