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ashbourne, United Kingdom
April 2, 2011
From journal Scaling heights in Dubai
November 18, 2002
The area has a main alley of sorts, where both sides consist of stores selling gold. Gold, in all forms, shapes and sizes--white, red, and yellow. And diamonds--this place really knows how to "bling, bling," and "kaching" is a regular sound.
We went there on four different occassions: once to see, once to find something for a friend, and again to ogle, and the last time to get X-mas presents! *grin*
I''m not big on jewelry, especially the big shiny kind. So, my husband ended up with a red gold bracelet. We found something for everyone--from my mother-in-law to my young nieces.
Bargaining is the name of the game, but not recommended when it''s almost closing time. And not all store owners seem to think the customer is always right. But, if you find a place where you can buy everything, you can expect quite a discount. And if you have something in mind that you can''t find, then take along a picture, be firm and have it made.
Going back on multiple occasions also means you need to make sure you get your bearings right from the onset, otherwise, all the stores really do start looking the same. This was the case for us . . .
From journal Visa abuse in Dubai