Tulip Inn Sharjah
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... dominates the skyline.
I had already prebooked my ticket to go up the Burj Khalifa for 6pm - lucky I did as its all totally sold out all day today and tomorrow. The entrance to the 'At the Top' viewing deck is through the Dubai Mall. I arrived at 5.30pm and joined the very short queue. It was 5.50pm before they started letting us through - travelators and escalators upto where the lifts are. There was a bit of a queue for the lifts, but really not too long. So ...
... cooking pans etc. Pashmina ma'am, we have beautiful pashmina, come, come, come. They even try to block your path. Martin and John became very adept at the bargaining by the end of the evening. There are so many people out on the streets and in the markets. Interestingly there were also lots of women and families that we didn't see around during the day. well dinner is done and we have said goodbye to our fellow Aussies as they return home tomorrow and we wll venture out ...
... next town over in Sharjah. We noticed that everything is super modern and there are no honking of cars/buses/trucks as that is considered rude. There is no grafity, no litter, so unlike India, but the comparison of the two ountries, one is very rich, and the other is poor.
The crime rate is almost nothing here. One must obey the law. Walking alone at night is not a problem. The government takes care of its natural citizens. They ...
... Of course, there are a number of reasons for Iran to have rejected me, Canadian-Iranian relations notwithstanding. One Google search and I would probably been not authorized.
Because the Visa process was so arduous and complicated, it made me research Iran even more. I saw myself on the mountain looking down at the city, walking into the artists’ cafés and bazaars (an Iranian word!), eating splendidly and constantly being surrounded by beautiful ...
... Every once in a while, one of the women would come and take our materials from us and weave. These women are STRONG. So that work was fun in the sense that it was almost like basket weaving. Then...they brought out the first bucket. We'd seen one of the women mixing it the whole time. Right before they brought the first bucket out, mom suggested that she and dad put their wedding rings away. You may have guessed it by now, but in the bucket was a mixture of cow poop and pee. ...
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