Dubai Palm Villa
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... walk to be sold into slavery and shipped mainly to India and Arabia. All that remains of the old slave market are two underground holding cells that are now under the Anglican Church, built on this site after slavery was abolished here in 1873. Hired a dirty rent-a-dent car for a day to tour Zanzibar Island, armed only with a basic map and attempting to follow road signs that were almost non-existent. The island was ...
... we didn't buy anything except a drink but it was an interesting experience. Our coach then drove us around Dubai telling us what each building was. We learnt some interesting facts from him.
- In Dubai, you can only own a car for 5 years or you will be fined. Once 5 years is up, it gets exported and sold in other countries. There are no old cars on the road at all
- You will get a fine if your
car is dirty
- If you ...
... completed it in very respectable times and in one piece! There was plenty of post-race positivity, with comments of the race being "fun" and ambitions to do the same distance or even double it in the future! Everyone can be proud of this super achievement and richly deserve that medal around their necks. A job well done!
I'd highly recommend this great event with an excellent post-race breakfast to anyone. You can do ...
... lights. It was fabulous. The following day we also met up again, this time to cover the old central district of Kolkata, home to the Christian, Chinese and Jewish communities. This was equally interesting and a great counter balance to the first day.
Suddenly I was on the way to the airport and with a ver welcome Emirates upgrade, left India in business class. An overnight stay in Dubai was a welcome rest and lovely re-introduction to ...
Lazy morning and pack up our stuff in our little flat in Rome. Señor Luigi gave us a lift to the train station and sent us on our way on another beautiful day in Rome. The short trip to the airport seemed like a breeze until just before we disembarked the ticket inspector lady checked our tickets. We were accused of failing to ...
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