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Its was my 2nd time be out my home country after Bangkok, Thailand 2 years ago, but here in Riyadh, felt completely strange that time when me and my friends standing in the airport lounge its too cold at midnight and felt Im frozen wew! I saw men in immigration speak so loud in native language, I didnt understand what they're saying, but I should …
... sleep a bit in the praying room at the airport but that was no success so I got up early again and prepared for the trip to India.
- The minimum amount you can take from the ATM is quite a lot. You can also change 5 or 10 USD (what I did) so at least you can buy some water and coffee.
... however until you feel it, you never quite think it's possible. There is simply no escape from the hot wind that feels exactly like opening a burning oven door. Even though you can move about, the breeze follows you, and is unrelenting.
Segregation and praying are a Muslims way of life, with all women covered from head to toe in black including full face berkers, (or eyes only berkers). Walking through a huge shopping mall, like any other around the world, ...
... walked the trail our entire group had done the day before to play it safe.
Things heated up quickly and all the campers were on the road in no time. As a final treat we ran across a Bedouin walking his heard of camels somewhere. Sometimes the people here are very sensitive about having their pictures taken, but he wasn't. He was quite friendly. What a wonderful end to a pleasant first camp out.
After my first camp out, we stopped at the major camel souk (camel market) of Riyadh.
It's pretty rustic. A lot of crude pens, kind of cobbled together with streets (dirt roads) that meander throughout it.
We had come on a Friday, which is the slowest day of the week because it is like the Sundays in the west, so there wasn't much going on. I didn't take as many pictures as I should have, so I'll have to return for a more complete ...