Vendome Plaza Hotel
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... wouldn’t be hard! Certainly the skyline is less dramatic, but it does have at least two (and soon to be more) edifices that must make even the most bling-focused citizen of Dubai drool with envy. The Emirates Palace Hotel is a massive monument to conspicuous excess! Vast marble clad spaces, numerous domes covered in gold leaf, Swarovski crystal chandeliers and reputedly the only vending machine in the world that dispenses gold bars! Other than a ...
... in and hang out with the penguins for a cool USD $40.
After a few good photos it's into downtown Dubai. Boasting the world's tallest hotel and the world's tallest building along with a variety of enormous skyscrapers it would make for an wonderful skyline photo if not for the haze of the oppressing heat. I stop off at Dubai Mall to get a photo of the Burj Khalifa the world's tallest building. Do not come to this mall unless you have a whole day to waste. Nearly an hour ...
... facing out. Only 1 dirham for the crossing (30 cents). Once on the other side we found a creekside restaurant - Bayt Al Wakeel - that provided an excellent lunch and place to observe the passing river trade.
On from there to the Textile Souq which we found was mainly occupied by Afghanis. the tricks of the tourist trade to stop you, arouse your interest and to get you into their shop was great to watch. A favourite was to produce a pashmina and drape it ...
... so as you can imagine the view was incredible! D DAWG and I then took exercise to a new level with some fun at Bounce, which is a room full of trampolines. My inner kid came out with out a doubt and we bounced around the show for days. All in all though my time in Dubai was incredible and much more than I could have ever expected. It was so awesome to see D DAWG thriving in his new habitat. SO as I write this post I am on a plane sitting in a row all to myself ...
... Mall of the Emirates is "Ski Dubai", the region's indoor ski slope offering fresh snow all year round. We saw people skiing, taking the ski lift, sledding and building snowmen. We were told that with admission comes a ski jacket, and boots -- neither of which are normally needed in Dubai.
After our return to the ship we had a late lunch, Karl had a nap and I went to the cruise ship terminal to use the free internet there. By then it was after 5:00 PM and ...
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