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Wednesday, March 23, 2022

6.6 KM of Walking

Dubai - March 23rd 
Day 127 - Oh my!  Our time here is growing shorter.  Tonight will be the last full night of sleep Jay and I get in Dubai.  We have a 2:30 AM departure to Turkey on Friday morning.  However, Jay's sisters get to stay in the apartment until the early morning as their flight to Sri Lanka will be during the mid-morning on Friday.

This means that this was the last full day for normal tourist activities.  So, we went to the completely free Al Fahidi Historial Neighbourhood.  It's an area along the creek that has been preserved and reconstructed.  It shows life in Dubai in earlier times, including a few original buildings from the 1930s and older.  It is predominately a large arts center now and for places showcasing history.

Oh, and I think their several camels, must be the only ones remaining in Bur Dubai.

Dubai - March 23rd

Dubai - March 23rd

Dubai - March 23rd

Dubai - March 23rd

We took an Uber going but walked back to the Sharaf DG Metro station when returning.  

Other highlights of the day included some last-minute shopping in the area.  Jay's younger sister even got a phone, a VIVO Y33S that should keep her going for a number of years.  We started to set it up tonight just so it will be 'used' rather than 'imported' when they go back home.


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