The Palm Hotel
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... Call' area for our scheduled time slot. We queued for security and went on another reasonable walk through corridors and escalators, with heaps of information, pictures and video on walls and in various chambers along the route. One final short queue wait for a list to return, and we were whisked up 124 floors to the observation deck and viewing platform (open air!) 452m high. This is the highest platform in the world. However ...
... some Australian reptiles such as the frilled neck lizard. We stayed at the mall for about 5 hours as it was air conditioned and much more pleasant inside rather than being out in the heat and increasing humidity. We caught a taxi back to the hotel which cost 50 Dirham ($A12.00). After we had a sleep I went to dinner and had a couple of Heineken Ice Beers and Fish and Chips. We are now resting in our hotel room before we head to the airport and the final leg back to ...
... flight to Dubai and we have all had enough.....! Who said jet setting was nice..... Maybe in first class..... Back to the small meals, cramped seats and lack of leg room. Warts and all this is our adventure.....the pain that we suffer.... Yes it has been 20 years since my last international flight, Melissa has agreed to first class on ...
... before you got all snarky at mea bout it. Emirates airlines was rather nice indeed, they feed you fairly well, and do indeed have quite the nice selection of movies, tv shows, music, and whatnot for entertainment.
EDIT: got a couple of pictures on the way up from Dubai. I’ll try uploading them.
I essentially watched 3 movies and read my book and then partially watched snippits of other things. ...
... am not the best of passengers so sitting in the back of a 4WD driving up and down some rather large sand dunes was an experience for me lol. Despite being a bit hairy at times I did enjoy it.
Along the way we made a brief stop to watch the sun set over the dunes - a very different type of sunset. The sky was cloudless but there is a constant haze over the area made for an interesting, if somewhat eerie, sunset.
We headed off again, ...
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