Samaya Hotel Deira
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... be perfectly honest; there actually were a lot of pretty woman. Most of them way out of anyone's league by the way. Some of them challenged nature. Many challenged male imagination. Most of them just challenged gravity. Time to call home. After we gathered they loaded us in a bus to the Palm. Now here we found a tiny logistic failure. The tons of busses (keep in mind: 17.000 will have to be moved, about 100 a bus) were stuck in traffic. We were of to ...
Well, 3551 miles later and I made it! The flight wasn't too bad. Attempted watching Hangover 3 and The Great Gatsby on the plane before falling asleep and missing both endings. Much to my surprise, managed to master the metro from the airport to the correct stop for my hotel pretty easily! It was only here, stepping out of the metro station, I got my first true experience of Dubai - the heat! 8:30 am and already around 33'c! Compared to the ...
... asleep and woke up while we were in the middle of our dinner and insisted he had to go to the loo. Derek said he would have to wait but he was rolling around in obvious agony and I thought it was better to have the inconvenience of getting up and moving our food to let him out rather than wait for a horrible accident! I just hope he managed to find his way by train to his destination as his English was not that good.
On arrival in ...
... old Fort which is now a museum. This was very interesting. We got off at the next stop which was an old souk, but we were pestered by the sellers so much that we left. As we had been given a water taxi voucher I assumed we had to catch one from this stop to cross the river. WRONG. No one would take the voucher. Edie finally determined that we should be on a water bus, not a water taxi, so we finally crossed the river, but ended up a long way from the ...
... on the river. Bateaux Cruise and had a great meal with them. Easy night chatting away about all sorts of things. The service was slow and we couldn't get any alcohol till 8.30 till the boat was on the move and that just about killed the guys. Didn't bother me. Food was nice. Got home at 11.45. They had to get up early the next day. She was going AbuDabi and he was going to Kuwait so they will be tired. Dubai a real mixture of people. Full of Indians, ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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