Winchester Hotel Apartments
Travel Blogs from Dubai
... tour tonight - that involved over 40 vehicles! First stop was to an area where all of the vehicles let down their tyres, before heading to the place we would view the Falcon Show. While we were waiting for the 2nd show to begin, there was the opportunity for photo's with the falcon. Peter was game, so I stood next to him, as far away from the falcon as I could!! The falcon we saw was named Muffin. Muffin's trainer explained how falcons are not loyal animals and that they were ...
Happy Birthday Mandi! We had yet again a wonderful morning breakfast yesterday, followed by a quick dip, with another complimentary fruit cocktail, this time mint and orange . The fruits have been so sweet many of which are either native to the island or grown, but they taste wonderful. We were told all was in hand with our trip out to the little airport and that they would get us there just before take off. Upon check out, they ...
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We let the ‘no show’ pass. The staff were so far very pleasant and we were now starting to feel the effects after almost 24 hours on the road. We asked the receptionist if this weather is common in Dubai. This is the start of their summer, he told us. It usually commences with a sand storm. Apparently we missed that. The sandstorm was yesterday!! The man behind the reception counter said this like we should have sounded ...
... up to our rooms we hear some music and decide to take a peek. We find 3 Filipino's doing karaoke with a guy playing guitar in the background. We stick around for a bit and have a few beers.. quite funny that you can drink in an arab country, but only in hotel restaurants. Not a bad way to end the night, as we start packing and prepare for an early flight home to Australia. Who would have thought three weeks would go so fast?
30.11.13 - We've got ...
... helped us packing our bags in preparation to head off to the airport.
We got to the airport around 5pm which was literally JUST in time to check in for our 6:20pm flight. We handed over our passports like usual and as I was closing up my backpack ready for flying like usual the lady at check-in suddenly said "I am sorry but we have a problem, do you have a Visa for Ukraine?"... immediately I said no we shouldn't need a Visa and if we do we can buy them at the ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center