Rest Inn Hotel Suites Riyadh
Travel Blogs from Riyadh
Desolate, dry, barren. These are words some use to describe a desert. But look what a little water can do.
Our hiking group strolled to and by a water reclamation site just outside Riyadh. The water is treated used water. It is pefectly clean as was evident by the fish we saw in it. It reminded me of the park in Las Vegas I often exercised at which which was also a water reclation site that teemed with ...
After a short sleep we were up at O'Dark Thirty for the trip to the airport. Luckily Bielie had volunteered to pick us up at 0130 and after a hectic last few moments clearing the apartment we were on our way.
The airport was absolute chaos!!!! None of the check-in counters were on-line and we stood in the front of the queue for nearly an hour before we were checked in handrolically.
You have to love Riyadh as we ...
Janadryiah is a 17-day long festival to display Saudi culture and traditions. It's usually held the end of January or the beginning of February each year, but this year it was held in April. There is a guest country at each and this year China was the guest country.
This is the ONLY festival in Riayadh, so I have longed to go ...
There is an area on the south west side of Riyadh where very wide roads with street lamps were installed before any buildings were constructed. The roads went on for miles. They looked like airport runways, so some people started calling it the Third Airport.
Way off the paved road there is a nice ravine where we ...
... on energy healing.
The art session was a chance to forage in the desert for interesting materials to make a group mandela - see photo - amongst my findings were 3 fossils - now in pride of place on my telephone table (the only ornaments (?) in my villa). Next was Exploring Pranayama and Meditation which was actually very interesting. By now the wind had got up, so our main yoga class had to be ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking