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Reflecting Pool at Bab al Shams702 viewsA bit of an oasis in the desert.
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Lunch at Bab al Shams186 viewsIt's great to eat outdoors -- something we don't do that often in England. Marjorie enjoying lunch on our first day at Bab al Shams, in the desert.
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Burj al Arab Hotel207 viewsHere the Kevlar "sail" is in its blue-green period.
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Burj al Arab Hotel549 viewsThis is the "sail" portion of the Burj al Arab Hotel, made from Kevlar. It is lit in various changing colours at night. Here it's in its purple mode.
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Nighttime at Bab al Shams228 viewsThe view from the roof terrace overlooking the pool, and looking out over the desert at night.
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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai489 viewsOn the morning of our departure, the front desk manager called Marjorie outside to show her the rising sun. [url=http://www.jumeirahbabalshams.com/]Bab Al Shams[/rl] means Gate of the Sun, and we could see why the hotel got its name.
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Sunrise at Bab al Shams253 viewsSunrise on our last morning at Bab al Shams, before heading to Dubai Airport to catch our flight back to a cold and rainy England.
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Burj al Arab Hotel -- Dubai7594 viewsPhotographed from the beach at the Madinat Jumeirah. The Burj al Arab -- Tower of the Arabs -- rises above the Arabian Sea, and was built to look like a sail. The right side of the hotel is made from Kevlar, the bullet-proof material. Look at the crowd on the beach.
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Craig and Marjorie Before Dinner602 viewsI just held the camera out with one hand and pressed the shutter. My foot really hurt on this whole trip, but if we didn't take the trip ("bought" with British Airways miles) by December 1, we were told we'd lose it. So I took golf carts everywhere, or sat by the pool. Easy, peasy in Dubai.
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Atrium of Burj al Arab Hotel3952 viewsPhotographed from the lower lobby, looking up through the fountains and the large gold columns. They love gold in the Burj al Arab!
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Breakfast at the Burj al Arab Hotel3559 viewsMarjorie having breakfast. We were surrounded by plants from Hawaii (or from tropical islands) like the naupaka. The poor things were struggling: I suspect the humidity is too low in Dubai, or it's too hot -- or both.
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Burj al Arab Cocktail Lounge3932 viewsThis colourful cocktail lounge actually sticks out from near the top of the Burj al Arab hotel. So we were actually hundreds of feet above the Arabian Sea.
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