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Last night, as we were packing up and leaving the exhibition centre, I noticed many police cars and wondered what had happened.  This morning, I read in the paper about an event around 8pm last night by Abu Dhabi Police.  I then saw this guy on a Harley – flashing police lights and all – coming into the hotel.  I took these shots and couldn’t believe my eyes!  This is ridiculous – I thought.  Why would a police department do this?

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The last thing I want to do is to write about my hotel experiences on this blog.  This time however was a little different.  Whilst the place is not far away from home (Abu Dhabi) it was an experience worth sharing.  The property is imposing and the furnishings very luxurious.  It’s not to my personal taste but it is very impressive.  

During my five day stay, Tony Blair and Nicolas Sarkozy spent a night here each.  I found it very strange that heads of state stay at a hotel – but this made sense of all the money that had been spent on this place and the many years (if ever) it will take to get some sort of payback.

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