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Hugo

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Re: Room with a view
« Reply #720 on: December 10, 2018, 06:06:51 PM »
It looks different to the image I saw of the Fairmont Marina Residence that I saw on Google but I'll accept half a point for Abu Dhabi

Make the most of it Hollins because the weather back home is awful and getting colder

hollins

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Re: Room with a view
« Reply #721 on: March 22, 2019, 06:39:19 PM »
I was quietly enjoying my pudding when this happened.......

Bri Roberts

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Re: Room with a view
« Reply #722 on: March 22, 2019, 09:16:03 PM »
Is this the same hotel, hollins, but from the other side?

hollins

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Re: Room with a view
« Reply #723 on: March 23, 2019, 06:18:50 AM »
I think your photo is the Atlantis hotel at the end of the palm in Dubai. My photo is Abu Dhabi and I think it is the Fairmont.
Did you take the photo from one of your cruises?

Bri Roberts

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Re: Room with a view
« Reply #724 on: March 23, 2019, 08:23:39 AM »
Yes and no, hollins.

A couple of months ago, we enjoyed a one hour Palm Island Cruise included the price of a 3 day City Sightseeing hop on hop off bus ticket in Dubai.

As you can see, the view from the road on the other side does not in any way compare.

TBH, I had no idea there was a similar development in Abu Dhabi.

BTW,  $cool$ and I also recognise the colours of the UAE flag

hollins

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Re: Room with a view
« Reply #725 on: March 23, 2019, 10:37:32 AM »
There are lots of natural islands in Abu Dhabi. I prefer it to Dubai now which has got too busy. Hotels are cheaper in AD with same top service. Weather not great at the moment though. Storm this morning and now hot and humid. I was really lucky yesterday with the air display and later a fireworks competition.