York International Hotel
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So we ended up with 2 hours in Dubai, long enough for Tash to tick it off her list of countries visited. Found the Dubai lounge and had some more food then reboarded plane with instructions to all stay awake. We all watched some Modern Family, then various films (me - Hobbit 1, Sam - Hobbit 3, Ed - Aristocats, Spongebob, Bugs Life and some Tom and Jerry, Natasha - Enchanted, Insurgent). ...
... point which causes great division. We lined up for our ride to the 125th floor, said goodbye to Val and in one minute has ascended the heights. What a view! even with the heat and humidity haze we had a 360 look down on Dubai. The continuous construction is aimed squarely at attracting people to come to Dubai for business and holidays and is aimed also at the 2020 World trade Expo. We could see spaghetti roads, green areas, extension of the creek, new lakes, many ...
... t begin it's rounds til 10:00 am so we ambled along the river front to watch the locals begin the routines of their daily lives. We spent the day on the hop on hop off bus getting our bearings around this huge city. The day ended at the Atlantis Hotel where we took in our free "lost city of Atlantis" tour of an aquarium (included in bus tour) which was peaceful and beautifully ...
... sure! But, I did notice the people. Every type, every background, every mix. Beautifully dressed Muslim women, slovenly dressed American ones, and people just being people. At one point, I took a picture of a Muslim father dressed in a robe, feeding hot dogs and fries to his three young sons. It was so touching to me the way he lovingly doled out the food to his children. And I watched them playfully engage with each other. And then I realized that children truly are the ...
... white Africaner my dad’s age with silver hair and bright blue eyes who gave me an insiders take on the racial situation in S Africa: “the township of Durban has been taken over by blacks.”… “they don’t pay any taxes and waste all the white people’s $”… “We don’t mix. That’s just natural.” When I asked “what is the answer to the racial situation here?” ...