Sea View Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dubai
September 6, 2013
Today was our third day in a row that we were up early for a flight. Our cab driver picked us up at 6AM to bring us to the airport for our flight to Dubai. It's crazy to think that our travels are already 1/3 over and that we are moving onto tour around Europe soon. We are excited to experience something totally new to …
... and some of the largest shopping malls in the region and the world. One of the malls has indoor snow skiing. In Dubai they believe in building it bigger and better than anywhere in the world.
As of 2012, Dubai is the 22nd most expensive city in the world and the most expensive city in the Middle East. Dubai was rated as one of the best places to live in the Middle East by American global consulting firm ...
... was the Battle of Khonoma in 1879 between the British and the Angami Nagas of Khonoma. I did not know about this battle until recently, but again it seems that I am not alone, for many British people are unaware of this battle and the Naga people for that matter. The British first encountered the Naga tribes in 1832. But it was not until 1944 when the British first came up against the villagers of Khonoma who quickly displayed their ferocious warrior for ...
Landed at silly o'clock in the morning and went to Gemma's beautiful apartment on Palm Jumeira (the big palm tree residential thing that Dubai built in the sea). We had a relaxing day visiting some great fake handbag stores and then had a lovely picnic in the park with her parents and husband. The lakes 'pedalo' was motorised...only in Dubai ehh! Dubai is beautiful, clean, baking hot and the people are so so friendly and helpful- definitely somewhere I seriously consider ...
... some general Egyptian style (I recognized one piece of music from my Saad cd), a very cute stick dance (although maybe not quite Saiidi) and then slipped on a thobe for a khaleegy dance (which I love so I was happy). In between dances she mopped the sweat off - I wouldn't want to do 20 minutes of lively dancing in that heat. The night ended with all the lights being turned off for some star gazing. The full moon was so bright that we couldn't see the stars, but that's hardly a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center