Al Murak Hotel Dubai
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... it's freakin' huge. As well as the standard hundreds of shops, they also have a large indoor ice rink and a 3 story aquarium (see pic). A highlight was the Dancing Fountains. Ever 30 minutes, in a several hectare lake, underwater fountains erupt water into the air in time with Arabian music. The show is spectacular, free (as are most attractions in this country) and especially colourful when viewed at night (which we did). The Emiratees do like to do things in a big way. Day 2 After a ...
Today Rita and I departed Melbourne for our long awaited trip overseas. We departed at 21:25 pm and arrived in Dubai at 5:30 am. We had a 3 hour stopover before boarding the next plane to Frankfurt. We browsed around the terminal and enjoyed a refreshing drink before boarding the next flight. We managed to get exit seats for this long leg of the journey. It was guide and enjoyable ...
... primarily with weapons tho’ there was a curiosity – a “skirt” made from parts of goats hooves which became a “musical instrument” when wrapped around the waist !!
We next visited the most expansive part of the museum which was underground and very cool.
It primarily comprised of Arabic figures – primarily men, in rustic scenes depicting various aspects of ...
... that we didn't smell but it was nice to just freshen up. We were also given mugs of tea and coffee and I took the opportunity to check the cupboards. A few jars of homemade chutney, flour to make macaroni cheese and a few other jars. I think they eat out a lot and of course they are also fed at work. We then spent the day at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, which is about 45 minutes away. Thankfully it was all motorways ...
... at 9pm. We had a few hours to pass until we went up the tower, so explored the Dubai Mall, one of Dubai's many huge and glitzy shopping malls. You can get everything here, Tiffany & Co., Gucci and Rolex sit alongside Marks & Spencer, BHS and Virgin Megastore. It goes on for ever, has an ice rink, aquarium (and an underwater zoo, whatever that is!), giant waterfall, amongst other side attractions. There are over 1,200 shops in the mall, I didn't count them, I ...
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