Today started out fairly well but took a bad turn for a while. Ed, Becky, Robert, Bronwyn & I negotiated a fixed price (off the meter) for a taxi for the day to go to Abu Dhabi & Fujayrah. All was well until about 30-45 minutes into the trip the driver informed us that the company didn’t agree with the fixed price and insisted we go on the meter. Long story short, we cut out Fujayrah from our itinerary as well as the tip….. Anyway, we visited Abu Dhabi and saw the Emirates Palace Hotel and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the finest I’ve seen… We came back to Dubai and had the driver drop us at Dubai Creek by the Al Bastakiya area. From here we explored the waterfront and the Gold & Spice souks. After our unfortunate dealings with the taxi company we ended up having a grand day….