Lotus Downtown Metro Hotel Apartments
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The flight kept on going. The map told
us that our plane was going north, over Canada and Greenland, right
by the North Pole, down through Europe and finally to Dubai. The
hours dragged by, and soon we could see the city. Our plane landed
in Dubai International Airport, and we went to pick up our luggage.
After getting that, a …
... what I found striking was not the size, but rather the repetition in patterns. Each area seems a near reflection of every other area with the same shops and restaurants and even leisure lounges (with some exceptions, of course). In the end, it gives an impression much more of a dystopian consumer society with no end in sight.
Of course, despite this curious element, the buildings are quite beautiful to behold and the colors blend in nicely. There are a ...
... he was doing for a few more seconds and he would find a weapon pointed right at him.
After all of this security we finally took off for Dubai and after only 45 minutes in the sky and preciously one third of the time that it actually took to get through American security we arrived. We went through immigration, grabbed our bags and made our way to the tube. It was good to be back in what was feeling like another second home to us and soon we were at our ...
... was on TV between Dortman and Bayern. Had a feast of Baba Ganoosh, one of the best salads ever, lamb, fries, and kidney - of which I just took a bite and did not like too much. I also messed around on the wi-fi. We both stuffed ourselves silly, rolling out of the restaurant. It was only 5 min. back to his place which now had the electricty. I crashed right away but did not fall asleep that much which was annoying. But at least I could stretch out.
... one of the waiters came over and started talking with Charlie (everyone does that here). He told the following story: "Once a man was eating a piece of bread when he was approached by an old woman. the old woman asked for his bread. He gave her half a slice. Suddenly, the old woman turned into a genie and said, 'I will give you one wish.' The man thought for a moment and then said, 'I wish for a sports car.' Immediately, half a sports car appeared. 'Why ...
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This was so cool. Best hotel I've ever stayed in.
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