Oriental Palace Hotel
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So I have been amusing myself with 'Jenny Craig' ala Saudi style. It gets dropped off fresh every morning by a driver, Ix massive salad, 1x soup, breakfast, lunch and dinner. It is actually very good and fresh and lots of variety so that has been a nice surprise. I have cheated a bit tho Arabic dishes are tasty and I am getting a hang of the spice mixes over here, lots of Zatar which is sesame seeds, ...
... family: georgia, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 18px;">When something seems difficult, dare to do it anyway.
When life seems to beat you down, dare to fight back.
... to any query on timeframes, health concerns, shop opening times, when will banana be back in stock at the supermarket etc etc.
The best response is 'Alhamdulillah" which means "Thanks and Praise be to God", usually said when something has actually happened!!! Yeah, progress.
I have been taken back to working in remote communities in Australia were time starts to lose its potency, things will happen you just have to relax and go with the ...
... miles around, and it's a pretty big tree out in the middle of nowhere. There are tents and what I would describe as shanty-towns set up in the area. It's unclear if these are oil field workers, laborers on the under-construction Tree of Life Visitor Center, or something else.
We drove back up into the city, violating our "When in Rome..." eating policy to stop at McDonalds for a very late lunch and much needed beverages. The ...
... re very well connected. We got to see the one neighbor's red Ferrari :) They ended up joining us for dinner, which we ordered from a nearby restaurant at their recommendation and it was hands down the best food I've had since I've been here! I'm not entirely sure what it all was, but it was SO GOOD!! If you can ever find it, you have to try:
- Fattoosh - a kind of salad / salsa-ish thing with pomegranate ...