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Today was a lot better then yesterday.We went swimming in the hotels pool. It was good because the water wasn't freezing cold but not hot. It was a good way to escape the heat of Dubai. We also went to the Mall of the Emirates. In the mall there's a snow field but we ...
... and a mixed bag but 6 Aussies, Kiwi couple and 4 Canadians, 2 Americans and an American couple who live in Israel. All aboard and off to Oxford - city of dreaming spires - weather has changed and sun not shining as strongly. I have been to Oxford before and thought it was a lovely city but found out a lot more about it this time. Visited Christ Church college at Oxford where Lewis Carrol, the writer of Alice in Wonderland studied, ...
... dreams and being there for us as always. Thank you to all the amazing people we met on the way, who went from being strangers to friends! We had such an amazing journey and wouldn't have been the same without you! Thanks to everyone who took the time to read our blog, it wasn't easy to keep up all the time, but it was certainly worth ...
... slow boat and having to spend 9 hours hungover sat on a bag of mangos
- The boiling hot night train down to Malaysia
- The 12 hour journey to Arugam bay with a dodgy stomach
- "Smug ******* sat there on the leaf!" - John getting angry with an insect (aka Bob the leaf slag) who scared them out of the swimming pool
- "Let's get the f*$k of this bloody mountain" - Simon ...
... it The Dirty Duck and the name stuck. I got lasagna and Grandma got curry. The lasagna was not nearly as good as my moms.
We finally got back on the train just in time and we left for Oxford. I think I might have fallen asleep there too. I can't remember. When we arrived we got a taxi. The taxi driver was terrible he dropped us off two blocks from where we needed to be ...
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