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Our journey is now almost at an end as we sit in Emirates lounge at Dubai International Airport. It's about 9 am on Sunday morning and the debate is on what champers we should have, or really the question is, should we be having any at all, after all that's the first thing we'll be handed when we step on board our flight.
As usual Dubai has been great for a ...
... coffee shops as well, so it is nowhere near as boozy as New Orleans. [For those who didn’t know, New Orleans is boozier than Vegas – no lie.] For the afternoon we jump on Captains Cook’s tour boat on the swan river, which goes to the downtown and back. It is sunny and 30 degrees, so it is a sweet boat trip. We even see several pods of dolphins! I love dolphins!
We relax by taking super long walks on the beach and by ...
... to offer without breaking the budget, as being in Australia you notice a huge jump in prices compared with Asia! There is also a great little aboriginal gallery at the end of the walk which is definitely worth a look in as the art is genuine and covers a lot of different styles. My most special day in Perth had to be when I took the ferry over to Rottnest Island or rat nest island as it was originally called when the Dutch found thousands of quokkas living there. ...
... and a few crazies attempting an Irish jig. It's funny to see the same traditions practiced all of the way over here. I overheard a few Dubliners talking about home and when 'they got out' - referring to the dismal job market. Caleb got into the festivities by almost knocking a few people's beer over while playing with a Guinness helium ...
... br> ***I am happy that people are enjoying my blog so far. During the semester I probably won't update it as often because it will just be class and I won't be having unique experiences each and every day. If you want I suppose I could post lecture notes....but I don't think anyone would read that. I'm planning on keeping everyone posted fairly regularly with anything interesting that is happening to me. Thanks for reading and for the comments and feedback!
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