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MAGICAL FLIGHT

Your Etihad Business begins with a Priority Pass through boring old Customs, to the usual magical array of Duty-Free Liquor, French Perfumes, jewellery, chocolates enough to put on kilos…You resist temptation, regardless of Oscar Wilde’s famous injunction. At the Etihad … Continue reading

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SOUK AND SAND 2

I posted too many things at once and the original post went into cyber space before many of my friends had a chance to read it. I also want to add a photo within the text now that I’ve seen … Continue reading

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SOUK AND SAND

SOUK AND SAND   Dubai is a city of exciting architecture, man made lakes, one hundred and fifty towers and multiple mosques. It was soon evident that half an hour for the DubaiMuseum is far from sufficient to linger over … Continue reading

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BATH AND THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY EXHIBITION

I’m not a train buff but have to concede there is something intrinsically romantic about the steam age and the achievements of that brilliant engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel. He was already renowned for design of  the SS Great Britain in … Continue reading

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Artificial Lake, Dubai Mall

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HIGH TEA AT BURG KHALIFA

 I wanted to visit the Burg Khalifa tower in Dubai, reputed to be the tallest building in the world, twice as high as the Empire State Building in New York. A few hours remained the afternoon of my arrival from … Continue reading

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