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... desert transporters. Several cast members screamed on cue as the transporter drivers flew over rough ground and up/down steep hillsides that formed the fortress walls of the ruling baboon kingdom. Although no romantic scenes were in the script, several of the professional cast decided to add impromptu gasps, clutches, and grabs into the more dangerous traverse scenes.
Right on schedule, the safari ...
... 11, Saudi access to the area is restricted and the parks are mostly empty.
There are some coffee shops and restaurants in the DQ and Kindi Plaza has become popular with the young people as a chance to get away from the strict morality rules for a bit.
I have included some photos of the local trees and flowers, most of which I have no idea what they are. Ed A. are you up for it?
Later in the week we ...
... be allowed to leave the country. Apparently there is an office at the airport for people to settle up before they go.
There are no good Samaritan laws here so we have been instructed not to stop at accident scenes as we could be found culpable if anyone died and we had assisted them. Emergency vehicles don't have the right of way here and are often sitting in traffic with their lights flashing, going nowhere.
Traffic signs are usually in Arabic ...
... Camel prices range from $1000 to $1,000,000 typical is $50,000 to 100,000. All the high end camels we saw were smiling nicely knowing they will be racers or investment pets. Low ends were going to be dinner (awww) or milk and urine producers.
Doris is going to try a traditional drink of camel milk and urine mixture - supposed to cure all kinds of ailments, even cancer. If anyone wants to cure anything, especially those many of you with alcohol-induced liver ...
... their mess where they sat and the next day a crew comes and cleans up all the garbage. It is quite the garbage sight!
As a final wrap up - the things I miss most after my kidlets and mom of course
1. Believe it or not my CBC tv shows
2. A nice glass of pino gris
3. Being able to drive myself somewhere (not that I would here). Feeling a little trapped on occassion.