Checking out Global Village

This is the time where I really need to explore Dubai. The weather is so nice and most of the places that are on my itinerary during Ramadan is now open. Remember when I mentioned here in my blog that I arrived in Dubai during Ramadan?  I didn’t get the chance to visit these places like the Global Village.

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Global Village is a great outdoor park with several pavillions representing different countries.

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I have been planning to visit this place alone but I’m always putting it off because I’m too focused with my part-time writing job–trying to be too busy but really slacking off  The only reason why we were able to visit Global Village was that of my sister’s husband. Global Village ws one of their clients and they are the one supporting some of the control systems, hardwares,  firmware, software, and anything tech shit related (sorry if I keep saying shit. This is just me coughing up real talk.)  We’ve seen some fancy things being sold by different countries. My favorite so far is Africa, where they sell super cool, awesome and very artistic items like mugs made out of clay, Kachina dolls, rasta glass pipes, leather bracelets, rasta reggae beanies and tam hats, some handmade rugs and shawls. I spotted a men’s wallet with a weird looking elephant embossed to it. Bought it for only 5 Dirhams! Not kidding. So easy to charm these Africans. All you gotta do is get into their vibe. I bought some wooden comb too (actually I dont comb my hair anymore because its too freakin short plus I’m losing strands of hair. Messy hair don’t effin care is my thing these days).

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I look dumb and broke. Lol

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Geeez. Im noticing some sneaky sneaky fats trying to get into these sexy thighs.

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Tsamina mina, eh eh Waka waka, eh eh Tsamina mina zangalewa This time for Africa!

These African chicks were the bomb that night. A lot of tourist wanting to have their photos taken. Of course being the super hyper me, I went to have my photo taken with them and smiled my best ever happy smile. But the photo was crappy. Sister captured it carelessly.

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BTW, ticket only costs 15 AED.. Perfect for a cheapskate like me.

My sister and I went here by commute. Her husband was already there early morning and we can’t be with him obviously because he will be working with some of the Global Village IT Support team. We rode the bus from Mall of Emirates going to this place.  I love riding the bus and the Metro really. Such an adventure, especially during rush hour. Lol.

 

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Families, friends, lovers, singles all flock the place. Where should I fall under these categories?
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This is suppoed to be China I think.

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I find this Turkish Ice cream vendors really funny, trying to catch people’s attention by pulling up little pranks before actually serving the ice cream to the customer.

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Grilled corn on cob smells tempting but I still preferred the buttered ones

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I tried this Simit, a Turkish pretzel.

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My awkward blogger pose. That stupid smile on my face tho.

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Chubibo balloons.

And our Philippines version. Lol.( random photo in Google. )

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So cheesy
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Drop dead gorgeous tisay ladies

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The old lady fits the background. Random shot

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I went inside this pavillion and got some of their Argan oils and soaps.  One fact I learned is that never ever buy an argan oil stored in a plastic bottle. Authentic ones are stored in glass bottles with ecocert stamped on it. Just a feedback from a Morrocan lady I met before.

Finally, I was able to publish some drafts here. I’ll be exploring Dubai more. I’ve been taking this place for granted and missing the Philippines too much that I keep on forgetting that I should appreciate what I have now and enjoy the moment.

Well, as long as you’re really feeling this moment and not lying to yourelf, convincing yourself that you’re happy and you live for the prssent, channeling Ekchart Tolle but keeps fretting about the future.

 

Dont mind me. Im coughing up nonsense again.

 

 

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