Sharjah Premiere Hotel & Resort
Travel Blogs from Sharjah
As my Belgian colleague Bernard was leaving that evening, we ate out at a lebanese restaurant with Martin, the other colleague staying at the same hotel. The lamb tartare was supposed to be good, but I did not find that dish amazing, far from that. The place we went to is just under the "Eye of the Emirates": a giant illuminated wheel. There is a …
... development but is catching up...in the next few years they will have several malls and shopping complexes to rival those in Dubai.
Almost forgot....gas is Cdn $0.15 per litre and on the highway trucks, buses, pickups are restricted to the slow lanes....can we please have that in Canada particularly on the 401 from London to Toronto!!
Well my stay in Dubai is coming to an end. Tomorrow I leave for Johannesburg, South Africa.
... instructions are demonstrated by little children in Arabic and English. Before the plane takes off, there is an Arabic travel prayer that sounds distorted like it came out of the loudspeaker of a mosque. Also, drinking alcohol is not only forbidden on the flight, if fact, it is illegal. And all the food is hallal. And then there is the inflight magazine which promotes tourist destinations such as Almaty, Kazakhstan, Kabul, Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq, one of ...
... eye opener, like a scene out of Pretty Woman where you just felt completely out of place before you even stepped into the shop. I thought it was like that rich section at Chadstone but 100x bigger. So we got out of there before we were found out with less than $5000 in our pockets. And that was that, Dubai done and in no real rush to return, so we're now on to London! Pics soon Mum ...
... in my hotel displays an assortment of dates to choose from each morning, and I wanted to figure out the difference between the various dates (sort of a middle eastern version of a wine tasting ...). Anyway, after tasting all five, the hands down winner was the Kohalas date ... toffee coloured, chewy, not overly sweet, but with hints of carmel. It was so good, I went back and got five more.
And another funny thing I learned at breakfast. The gentleman ...
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