Tulip Inn Sharjah
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... for the growth of Dubai has almost run out. While it's damn hot here today, got up to 40, we are thankful we are not here between mid July and mid August when temperatures are generally 48 degrees. Best to come here in winter when the average temp is about 25. After the museum we took a boat across to the Spice Souk, it was great wandering thought this area and seeing the vast array of spices available. We then wandered up to the Gold Souk, it was about then that I ...
I gained eleven hours of my life today. It was a 35 hour day!! I started writing at midnight Melbourne time but had to put my watch back 7 hours for Dubai time.
My seat aboard the aircraft was very cosy and private, at the front of the enormous wing but although I could see out well it was dark all the way to Dubai. We had dinner, a smoked salmon starter and a tasty chicken main that filled me ...
... with my friends instructions in how to get to the Mall, I still ended up getting lost.
So in stopping to ask for directions from the valet outside one of the buildings the conversation went like this
Me: "Hey, how are you are you? Can you give my directions to the mall?"
Valet: "Take a taxi"
Me: "No, I'd like to walk"
Valet: "I don't understand..." at this point the valet is looking at me as if I'm crazy.
Me: "I like to ...
... around me were watching Indian soap operas that looked like a cross between "Criminal Minds" and "Days of Our Lives."
Toward the end of our long flight, one of the attendants offered to take a picture of us...some 15 hours into our trip. It provides a lasting memory of this long, but tolerable, plane ride.
As always, it was a wonderful feeling to land after a long flight, safe and sound. Let the adventure now truly begin...
... to buy some jewellery, and this was an amazing experience. Went to a jeweller called Clara and met Mr Nikki. We were treated like royalty, got an amazing deal, lattes and then his personal driver was called to drive us back to the Mall of the Emirates shopping centre. Robert bought me my beautiful diamond earrings for my 50th birthday. very spoilt, they are beautiful. Everything is in close proximity to our hotel, so we did well with that one, considering it was just on the internet.
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