Juffair Grand Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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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 ...
... I got endless laughs about. Here I am, in the most foreign place I've ever been, and I can get some macaroni grill. The wold is small sometimes.
I was very conscious of how uncomfortable I was in the airport whenever I saw a man in traditional Arab garb. It is unfortunate how media depictions of Muslims seeps into you, to the point where you know you are in a safe place, these are just business men, family men, regular men going about their day and yet ...
... we naturally default to places of unresolved stuff. That is one of mine. Honestly, I quickly go over that when I saw the bed! Now THAT I did deserve!!! I think I’m gonna like me some Bahrain!!!
Tuesday, November 18th (Bahrain)
I had an appointment at a very prestigious school called Khuldoon National School. I got a cab driver, who wound up being my guy for the day. His name is Ali….such a sweet man. We talked about Bahrain, the politics, the infrastructure, ...
... they lacked, but they did have another book by Orson Scott Card, so I asked if donations were accepted. The women at the desk said they were and I should just bring them back there, I said I would probably have to mail them. After that I did the long march up the beach to the Bahrain museum.
I arrived through a well maintained and tree lined walkway leading to a variety of courtyards with different themes in each. One was full of sculptures, one was ...
... in this ginormous melting pot of nationalities. The car park is akin to a showroom full of expensive cars. Every day on the way to school Narelle takes a short cut through such rough terrain, thank goodness she has a 4 wheel drive, its like being in an episode of Top Gear. Ant on the other hand thinks he is a boy racer, and one leaves ones stomach at home and then it catches up when you arrive at said destination. Kit has the attention span of a gnat. He's fun, funny ...