Sun City International Hotel
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... coasters to which Chanel my traveling twin quietly denied. Soon we were slipping and sliding in the soft sand and riding up humongous dunes and the scenery was spectacular. Miss Chanel's stomach unfortunately didn't quite agree with the excitement of the ride and two plastic bags later she was still feeling a little green, the poor thing. But she soldiered on and when we reached camp we were able to do some activities that weren't too stomach churning including ...
... swimming stuff that's been under beanies, scarves and jackets as recently as last night! After a nice swim, Juls realised that we were both listless at the edge of the pool and nearly falling asleep there. Up to the room for a nap, then.
She had a little more than hour, I had a little bit while the kids were both stuck on Horrible Histories with headphones on. All peaceful until there was something too funny to ignore, Eva's laugh being rather sudden ...
After a 14 hour overnight flight we arrived in sunny Dubai. Lacking a little sleep but determined to make the most of our time here. We checked into our hotel, the Arabian Courtyard hotel, very authentic Arabian experience situated in the old part of town. All you can eat buffet breakfast, then off on a big red bus sightseeing tour of Dubai. First stop, the gold and ...
... us though that we would not be sitting together. I started to see red (thinking Emirates when I came back from the UK in 2004). We kindly asked her if she could correct it but she didn't think it was possible. We went through Customs or Border Protection or whatever you want to call it. We then headed straight to the TRS to claim our noise cancelling headphones we bought. Afterwards we went to the QANTAS lounge for lunch and refreshments. When ...
... what high fashion was all about. The place felt like heaven and I was one of chosen ones. :D
In addition to that I used the Dubai metro for the first time in my life, caught a glimpse of the famed Burj Al Arab from a distance (I have watched it's making on Mega Structures at least half a dozen times), visited the awesome Ibn e Batuta Mall, had my first ever seafood sub and Starbucks.
Next time it's gonna be Jumeirah and some very itchy underpants!
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSun City International Hotel Dubai
It was alright though they put us in the old building when they displayed the modern one online
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