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... It is a bit sad that I don't feel safer heading out downtown on my own but I really don't believe that it would be safe, I am still enjoying the little interactions that i have with some Saudi women. In general the ones that I work with have a naughty sense of humour, are generous with advice and love to share tips. I have finally found out after many failed attempts at making arabic coffee that they don't make their own blends like domestic goddesses at ...
... nice to be having a glass of wine and a semi normal dining experience were I did not have to hide away in the women's dining area. A few hours later and a couple of cocktails under the belt and We were still sitting overlooking the Persian Gulf and I was thinking that I could be any-were in the world when suddenly fifty little Dhow's appeared heading out into the gulf to go fishing. It was an amazing sight, no wonder the fish is so fresh in the local ...
... course. He passed his exams and all but once he graduated, all the companies he applied to, that has to do with the degree that he graduated with, told him that there were no spots left in the industry. I mean, for someone who had studied so hard and failing to secure a job in that field is really heartbreaking. It's a good thing that he has a backup degree so he's now working in the petroleum industry.
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Total number of nights away: 182
Total number of different beds slept in: 82
Countries visited: 15
Approximate distance travelled: ~70,000km
Total flights taken: 31
Highest elevation: 4300m (Bolivia)
Highest temp: 43C January 4th ...
... early to prepare for our super-early flight the next day.
Rise and shine took place at 3am, and not long after we boarded the airporter shuttle to meet the local half of the team at the airport. Then began the long haul. Eugene back to Portland. Portland to Dulles. Dulles to Kuwait City (the loooong leg, 12 hrs). Then the puddlejumper from Kuwait city to Manama, the capital of Bahrain. Though journey took a total of almost 24 hours (3am to ...