The Paynes Blog

A blog about our life


Visit to the Burj Khalifa! in March 2014

Toby writes… On Tuesday, 1st April, Felix, Dad and I drove to Dubai to see the world’s tallest building, The Burj Khalifa.

Our slot was booked for 10.30am, and we spent the next hour and a half going around the observation deck!

Here is a photo of the view from the 140th floor (and click Read More to see more)…


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Trip to Dubai Mall with Dad

Toby writes… Felix, Dad and I visited The Dubai Mall on Friday, the 27th March. 

We initially went to see the beautiful Dubai Festival of Light which was on its last day of a 9-day showing. We enjoyed dinner by the wonderful man-made lake which contains the famous fountains that burst into life every 30 minutes after 6pm.

Here is a photo of us. Click Read More to view the rest.

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Dolphin Experience at the Atlantis Hotel, Dubai

Felix created this comic using the Comic Life software on the Apple Mac…

Felix s Dolphin comicThe time we spent with this dolphin was unforgettable.


Atlantis Hotel, Dubai

One of the best things about living in the UAE is there is Dubai and Abu Dhabi, both packed with loads to do!

We stayed at the Atlantis Hotel in Dubai and loved it…



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