Holiday Inn Al Khobar-Corniche
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Travel Blogs from Al Khobar
I have been in Saudi Arabia for 12 nearly months, my second Ramadam has just started and I am reflecting on the experience.
I have achieved what I came to Saudi Arabia to do, a nice big chuck of dosh has disappeared from my morgage. I am a bit disappointed that I haven't been able to explore more of the country but I ...
... in a weekend, so we set off. The drive was a four hour ordeal that didn't include any bathroom stops. Enough said. The highway was three lanes each way. The outside lane was for trucks (of which there was a steady stream), the second lane was for cars and the inside lane was for the 'crazies" (labelled so because of the speed which they passed by). We were travelling 120kph, the crazies would zoom by at any speed. If you were caught in ...
Australia Day on the base was quite good. Even though there is only a handful of us on the camp the Australian consult rep managed to put on a party for us :). The invite directed us up a alley and into some-one's backyard with turned out to be a 'thai restaurant' on camp complete with a DJ who knew an Australian song.............. ACDC, thunderstruck!!! there were Ozzie flags and quite a few Ozzie accents around. The sid must have been rocket fuel because I ...
... food without MSG added and veggies from local farmers. I turn left out my gate and walk 10 mins to the local butchers to buy meat – he only stocks from local farms and can practically tell me the name of the animal, has fresh kidneys on Tuesday etc etc. I turn right out my gate walk 5 mins and am at the local fruit and veg market and can buy local veggies, free range eggs and milk from the dairy down the road…… I don’t say that to sound like ...
... 500gms = $2 AUD
Salmon 2.5kgs= $20AUD
I will have some fun in the kitchen this week.
On Friday night I caught the bus into downtown Khobar with a couple of girls, we arrived just in time for prayer!!!! The prayer call over the loudspeaker at the mosque is loud and the only thing to do is try to get into a restaurant via the backdoor as all the shops close and you are not meant to be hanging around on the street - besides it was still over ...