Dubai really lays it on..... We got a good look around the airport as we made ready to fly out. It's a pretty amazing design with everything in grand proportions. The transit area was packed with people all on their way to somewhere. Not that we landed iraq, but it was amazing that we flew over the top to avoid Syria. John and I were sitting in the middle of the plane, so didn't get to look down much. The plane has a camera that gives a fuzzy picture of what's b...
Dream Holiday 2010
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There's not too much that's old in Dubai. We found out that they didn't even have electricity 60 years ago. It was just a small trading post on a creek. Now they have 7 lane highways going each way! And huge man made islands. It's a hideous waste of resources really.
Made it safely to dubai.... Business class was fab! It made the 11 hour flight go quickly. Wish john could have been there too. He is now catching up on some sleep before we head out to have a look around town. My first impression is that everything is BIG. The airport is gargantuan, clean and well signposted. Also, everything we have seen so far is new. The photo is of lady taxi drivers, dressed in pink, in pink taxis! Thankfully we were able to check into ...