Winchester Hotel Apartments
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... Overall I'd definitely recommend stopping in Dubai for a few days. Although it probably is a destination for the wealthy it can be done cheaply and it truly is an astonishing city. PS- Here's a little something I couldn't get me head around. How in the bloody hell can a supermarket in Dubai sell prime Australian lamb shanks that could only be seen in a premium butcher in Australia for $12kg? Or prime Australian porterhouse for $20kg? Just goes to show how much we get screwed over in ...
... holding a falcon, riding a camel, I got a henna tattoo on my foot, we dressed up in traditional arab costumes and there was of course the traditional arab food which was really nice.
Before dinner there was belly dancing and then after dinner we had a guy dancing in a lit up outfit. It was a nice vibe at the camp and we thoroughly enjoyed our safari.
So, Dubai Mall has a metro that drops you right in it. And by 'right in it', we mean you go through a long walkway about the length of four city blocks - it is fine, as you are assisted by moving walkways for a lot of it, but at the same time, it is a long walk - and yet, everyone does it :)
... as huge burning beacons, surrounded by a fleet of patiently waiting vessels. What an industry! Billions flowing by sea to western families.
Approaching Dubai by night is also impressive. Brightly lit and schematically built. And even at 2AM there is movement everywhere.
Then - jump in the cab (remember the ...
Since my last update we have caught up with pips sister and went and watched her niece play hockey, they won:). We just made it as we had a slight detour and took the wrong motorway, we decided to blame pips sisters choice of music as being the distraction!! We ended our last night in London with dinner at carluccios in south Kensington - ...
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