TripAdvisor Reviews Verona Resort Sharjah
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... towards the top of the island! I mean this has its own monorail for gods sake! I can see what the Atlantis resort is trying to be. It had shops, restaurants and waterpark whereby you could swim with dolphins. I got to a certain point and then they asked if I was a member of the hotel. I am sure it is based on one of the Vegas hotels but it does not compare. Vegas is on another level, offering lots to do even if you are not staying at the hotel. I ...
... before heading back on the metro to the hotel. It really was more effort that it was worth to find a metro station and so we concluded that taxis are definitely the better way of getting around Dubai. After sprucing ourselves up we made our way to the Burj Al Arab for afternoon tea (thanks Dad!) We had to book in advance and tonight's 7pm slot was the only time we could get in. It couldn't have been more perfect! Arriving in early (to allow plenty of nosing around time), ...
... homos and babaganoush that tasted delicious.
After lunch we visited the new part of town and saw the world's tallest building. It is called Burj Khalifa and it is 829.8 m. It was really gigantic and so much bigger than everything around it.
Following that we went to see a massive aquarium with sharks, rays, and big fish.
Signing off for now,
Talk to you in Rome,
... what high fashion was all about. The place felt like heaven and I was one of chosen ones. :D
In addition to that I used the Dubai metro for the first time in my life, caught a glimpse of the famed Burj Al Arab from a distance (I have watched it's making on Mega Structures at least half a dozen times), visited the awesome Ibn e Batuta Mall, had my first ever seafood sub and Starbucks.
Next time it's gonna be Jumeirah and some very itchy underpants!
... ride of my life, and the only thing that could have made it better was if Bashir had let me take the wheel. Since he wouldn't, I consoled myself by just having the time of my life.
During the dune ride, we were fortunate to see some of the Arabian wildlife. We passed a herd of Arabian Oryx, a white medium-sized antelope feeding at a trough. It was placed near the road so that we could see some native wildlife. Later, we passed a small natural oasis and I was able to glimpse ...