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Driving in Dubai

September 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Driving in the Middle East is an unexpected panic attack waiting to happen.  No matter how cosmopolitan thcity is, the driving habits from the rest of the world have converged into one huge mess. There are roundabouts which are ignored, stop signs which are ignored, and u-turns which are made with great abandon.  My friend […]

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Tags: Blogroll · Dubai · Travel

On Sharon’s Birthday and the Perfume Pagoda

July 4th, 2007 · 2 Comments

 Since it is Sharon’s birthday, I thought I would read her blogs and make a few corrections to reflect the actual reality rather than Sharon’s somewhat skewed version of events. Look for sections that have been crossed out. Where I have added something, I have put it in bold. Today (at least where we are, […]

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Tags: Blogroll · Hanoi · Togetherness · Travel · Vietnam

Dubai Shopping Festival

June 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

Talk about perfect timing! We have arrived in Dubai just at the beginning of the famous shopping festival. All hotel rooms are booked as people from all over the world converge on Dubai in search of the ever present bargain. And bargains you will find! Every store has 50% or more off all their goods. […]

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Tags: Blogroll · Dubai · Travel