Day 28, June 7: Flights Luxor, Egypt to Bahrain (855 NM) and Bahrain to Dubai (260 NM)

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Leaving Egypt, crossing Red Sea.  First stop Bahrain. 855 NM
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Captian Tom, opening cowling–to cool engine.
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Bahrain control tower.
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Our TBM next to two Pilatus in Bahrain.

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Bahrain: just visable in the intense haze.

Dubai: IFR approach to final…last minute visual of RAIL lights (at 400 ft.).  No photos of final approach, but it was a perfect landing!  Following taxi directions to parking is another challenge — great system of green lights to direct us.

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Turn on the taxi guidence lighting system!

Originally a small fishing village, Dubai created the busiest souks on the Persian Gulf coast.

The Hotel: Burj Al Arab  Designed to resemble a billowing sail, the hotel soars to a height of 321 meters, dominating the Dubai coastline. At night, it offers an unforgettable sight, surrounded by choreographed color sculptures of water and fire (it would be better without the current dust storm-like intense haze).

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Captain Tom and Lady Di (co-captain) are greeted with flowers and escorted into the white Rolls Royce for transfer to Burj Al Arab
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Harbor
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One of many amazing views of our suite (two floors!)
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Partical view of beach from our window. Still very hazy today.

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Suspension bridge-like supports, from our window.
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