Day 12: MSC Lirica Arabian Cruise

DUBAI It was an easy disembarkation this morning, slightly marred by having to deal with a greedy taxi driver.  He wouldn’t put on the meter, trying to bargain on an inflated flat rate to my hotel.  I knew it was illegal for him to do this so I argued behind, even at one point getting out … Continue reading Day 12: MSC Lirica Arabian Cruise

Day 11: MSC Lirica Arabian Cruise

DUBAI Ah, the best laid plans.  I had thought to take a ferry from the old town along the coast to the Dubai Marina, virtually the other end of Dubai.  Walk around there for a bit, checking out some of the big hotels, boats, waterfront, etc, then take the metro back as it’s elevated and runs … Continue reading Day 11: MSC Lirica Arabian Cruise