Holiday Inn Al Khobar-Corniche
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So in my last entry I was waiting for my registration from the Medical Council which took 16 weeks in total, I then waited 4 days for my Igama (residency visa) and another week for a multiple exit visa so that I could actually leave the country and get back in again. Now I am sitting in an airport lounge with a glass of pinot gregio reflecting on my first 4 months in Saudi Arabia.
There have been a number of highs and lows over the last few months as I have adjusted ...
... so at least I know the prayer times and significance of certain times of year.
On the social front I have been asked to babysit this week and have the privilege of sharing a house with three puppies who love cuddles so that has helped me not to miss my little men at home. I have been to the supermarket again and found a few new things to cook with, including tomtillo's - yum, dodgy little long life sponge rolls with fake cream in ...
... people still celebrate holidays here even though the rest of the country doesn’t. People are shopping early for Christmas already because items are rare and do not come in huge stock. And it can be difficult bringing such holiday items into the country, so in some cases people have been refused to bring in their xmas ...
... with settling in. Robyn is a wealth of information & has helped to link me up with various facebook & email groups & introduced me to a number of other women. It is very easy to meet people here. I have already made a number of friends which has made it easy to feel at home.
We didn't have internet for the first couple of weeks and we soon realised how much we rely on it!!
Shopping: The company offer a ...
... for what I will take with me on the road), say goodbyes to my old life and use my savings to go on a journey that I have been only dreaming about for so long. It is not necessarily a must for everybody to engage in such long-term traveling plans. To me, however, being exactly that is what entices me. I feel compelled to do it. For traveling had become my lifestyle rather than just my holiday or short break from reality. The reality of waking up everyday to a new scene, ...