…and its High Tea.
While in Dubai I was told that ‘Burj‘
is Arabic for Tower.
Our impulse visit was to
…and our pre-planned visit was to
Burj Al Arab….
…for its 7 course High Tea,
200 metres above sea level,
in the Burj Al Arab’s
…a visit to the…
For sheer enormity visit the Burj Khalifa.
At over 828 metres (2,716.5 feet) and more than 160 stories,
Burj Khalifa holds the following records:
Tallest building in the world.
Tallest free-standing structure in the world.
Highest number of stories in the world.
At 555 metres (1,821 ft) high,
At the Top, Burj Khalifa SKY
on Level 148 offers visitors
a wonderful opportunity to capture
unmatched views of Dubai.
Inside the Burj Al Arab…
…there is more gold…
…than I ever thought of…
…and gold wasn’t just confine to the walls.
A departing plane at Heathrow.
Burj Al Arab,
Elevator doors in
Burj Al Arab,
Hot air balloon over Melbourne.
Some images from our travels
during the past decade.
In June 2020 we were supposed to be
While we are in good health….
…the Safari has been postponed…
…until next year…hopefully.
Nowhere near the largest…
…building in Dubai,
…however, fabulous was the only adjective….
used to describe our High Tea experience….
…and the interior of…
…Burj Al Arab.
Certainly an extraordinary building.
And we will never forget the gold flakes in our first drink.
I have added an escalator into
this week’s BW challenge
Escalator inside Dubai’s
Burj Al Arab.
Included a colour version just to show the difference.
Finally, our accommodation in Vienna
was at the Imperial Riding School…
…where there were some long straight walks to our rooms.