Savoy Park Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dubai
Not again your thinking....well it's not every day your 40. And what a way to start the trip, flying from London to Dubai on a Emirates A380. This baby is enormous. Two continuous floors, with showers and cabins on the upper deck (1st & business class only), but we had the pleasure of walking the entire lenght of the upstairs before going in …
... water (desalinated and reused) into the surrounds to green it a bit. However the view from 224 floors high made it very obvious we are in the desert. Sand everywhere. It was also interesting to see the large air conditioning units through out the city. We caught the metro back. We had to walk about 15-20 minutes to the station, all the way was in the air conditioning, the station was air conditioned and so was the train. By the way the trains ...
... the Ferrari in France, boating around the Isle of Capri, scootering and boating in Lake Como and the trains through the Swiss Alps. Carolyn typically loved every moment and has trouble coming up with a highlight! We both thought Croatia was beautiful and thoroughly enjoyed the unplanned stop in Montenegro and think these are areas we would love to explore in more detail (sailing the Croatian Islands?) Carolyn enjoyed the trip back in time and the rough areas untouched ...
... walking around the courtyard, I felt like I had stepped back into time-until I stepped back into the A/C.
After I had looked around a bit, I slowly made my way back to the bus stop. On the way, I walked alongside the Creek. It's a body of water that looks like a river but is called a creek. Regardless, it's what connects the city of Dubai to the Arabian Gulf, and it's where the livelihood of the city began. The dhows, an Arabian style of boat that can be seen all over ...
We've arrived in Dubai!! My watch says 05:05 but here it's 08:05. Our flight from London Gatwick was delayed by 20 minutes but we still got in on time. Although we checked in online and chose our seats, we weren't sitting where we expected! It looks as though we're not sitting in the seats we chose for our connecting flight either! So much for "online check-in"!! But the seats we were given were OK and east least together! A Lebanese guy was sat the other side of ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking