Umm Al Quwain Beach Hotel
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With both of us quite anxious about the flight, we left home about 1.30pm so that we made it to the airport in enough time to be first in line to secure exit row seats. Well we achieved our goal of being early, 2 hours early in fact!! However we were first in line and were able to secure the seats we wanted. Flight was on time and we flew out of Brisbane at 9pm. About an hour into the flight we were served dinner which was delicious - baked chicken ...
... manage 3hrs sleep.
An overnight stay in Dubai was excellent. We were both very tired and so we just got a taxi to Dubai mall and wadered around therefor a couple of hrs. The aquarium is amazing and if you manage to go behind the scenes they have penguins there.
The weather was a pleasent 33 ...
... on the plane but got to watch "Silver Linings Playbook" which was lovely and part of "Jack Reacher". Got into a bit of strife for having my sex toy .... Which unfortunately will be destroyed :( Ah well... When in Rome or in this case Dubai... Finally got to our hotel Premier Inn at around 11.30pm (10.30-Athens time) and went down for drink in bar - cost 90AED (about $60 we think!!!!). Have come up in a heap of bite/spot things - ...
... So I didn't stay long.
At the Eastern end of the gold souk, the shops turn from gold, to perfume. But today most of them seemed to be closed. I wandered around some streets, finding electronics, clothing and toys. There is a lot of Indian stuff for sale here - Indian shoes, saris and even the same walk hangings found all over Rajasthan. I'm being a bit 'GYT' today (a word I learnt in India, that English girls seem to be using these days - meaning gap ...
We're only an hour from Dubai, and the sun is starting to rise, as it's 5.45am (Dubai time). We're all quite ready to get off the plane I think, as it's been quite a long time sitting in a seat. We're all planning to try get some sleep at the airport (we're there for 3 ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Pets allowed