Royal Ascot Hotel
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This place oozes with wealth and incredible buildings but the locals are not particularly welcoming. The temperature is incredibly hot and uncomfortable at the moment, not suited for seeing any of the sights other than the shopping malls which Ann & Sharon have enjoyed. Flat Stanley was at the Mosque as you can see. Hoping the get the courage up to ride to the top of Burj Khalifa tomorrow
... was so nice and warm. The sand is really soft and fluffy. Basically the perfect beach. You can tell there is money here. We've seen land rovers everywhere, basically like Ford/Chevy trucks back home. Also lots of Porsches, and a Lamborghini. I thought of my brothers when that one blew past. It's really awesome here. First impressions are def positive. It's so safe, and clean and is really nice. I was a little stressed out about what to wear (Capri pants ...
So I'm sitting here in Dubai airport, with my bags taking up more room than myself. Thankfully it has been a fairly uneventful journey so far - there is something to be said about not starting a journey with a bang! However, it wasn't entirely uneventful... Myself and another solo traveller, when transiting through Melbourne airport, completely missed ...
... that the flight that I was supposed to be on, its details was still coming up on the airport departure screen.
The on-board plane announcement said that transiting passengers to Dubai were to take everything off the plane, go through security and re board at gate 16. Or at least that is what I thought was said. My brain was therefore somehow saying that I was to board an Emirates flight for the next leg as ...
... to our rooms to try to catch up on some sleep.
In the evening we went to Ossiano a seafood restaurant, and one of the many restaurants in the hotel. It wasn't cheap but it was very good.
We had a couple of Mojitos and then on to our dinner with the view of the aquarium.
I told the waiter it was Fiona's birthday so he brought out a small cake as a surprise and a red rose…lots of Brownie points even though it wasn't her birthday.