Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh
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Arrived in Riyadh this morning.
Weather is hot, traffic is crazy.
Very tired in the evening... constant air-conditioning doesn't help.
Looking forward to spending a bit more time outside... perhaps by the pool.
... and they offer 2 for the price of one. We managed to avoid Happy Hour for the first week or so but then agreed to meet up with other people and now we quite often turn up. In addition every night they turn down your bed and leave a small chocolate for you! As the cruise has progressed we have cut back on our eating and drinking and sometimes we skip lunch. We also continue to exercise as much as possible, but I think it will begin to take its ...
... serving food of a quality that varies between slightly better than Western junk food to much worse.
If you know some locals, they might take you to some of the best local food places!
For example, we were taken to a place called Najd Village - an eating place which serves delicious local-style food. There were 5 of us shown to a room where we were served an enormous banquet of curries, rice, breads, dips, laban (or leben, a "milk product" similar ...
... to improve, but advice was weather is always windy this time of year, ATC wanted me to go inland on the "standard route" but that is whe the winds are strong during the heat of the day and sand storms, they say, until end of May.
So I am leaving now at 10pm and will fly all night, should be in Aqaba around 8-9am. (Landed just after 8am)
Oh, and now that I'm out ...
The lush well watered manicured opulent properties of Abu Dhabi would soon give way to hours over water and then some desert.
Flight made even longer this morning.... ATC don't like straight lines....they wanted me to go the other side of and around Bahrain... Oh and over 40 degrees in the plane....
Airport is ...