Sunday, April 5, 2009

Knitting and Etoiles

Friday I met with the girls in Dubai for a knitting day! We met at our usual Caribou Coffee only this time at Dubai Festival City. We got great news from Charmaine the other day so it was great fun to see her and chat with her about all the excitement. We all sat for hours chatting, knitting and drinking coffee and honestly it's one of my favorite ways to spend a day.

After that I hurried home to get ready for a big night out in Abu Dhabi. My husband and I went out to Al Wahda Mall to have dinner and to check this out....

It's the Red Bull Air Race Village!!

This year (yes, I go every year) they added a red carpet with pictures from all the different races last year. The pictures were fantastic and I felt like a SUPERSTAR walking down the red carpet.

And look! An entire air plane sitting in the mall!

The Red Bull Air Race Village is a lot of fun. They have games where you can fly planes through the same track that pilots must navigate in order to win the race. Also if you get there at just the right time the sampling girls might be handing out Red Bulls.

After the Village we headed over to Etoiles Club at Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi where the race day countdown party was in full swing.

I thought the entrance to the club was great.

They had a game inside where you actually sit and pilot the Red Bull Plane. SO MUCH FUN!
(Sorry the pic is so dark but ya'know clubs are dark)
We had such a great time that we ended up staying out WAY LATER than we had planned so...

On Saturday I spent the entire day sleeping and lounging around the house. Bliss. Pure bliss.

1 comment:

Hala said...

was great to hang out again and knit :) i can understand that you were sleeping and lounging all saturday :) was a busy busy friday for you :)