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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 ...
... to be taking off now (0400), people are still checking in and all the boards still show an on-time
It was difficult to keep up the necessary image to conform to the Saudi Arabian Shariah law. Under Saudi law we were not allowed to check-in together or sit together as we were not married. The funniest comment of the day was that we stood out as we were far to happy in each others company to pass as a married couple :(.
... Last year I came too late to go. It's not like a western style festivals in that it is definately more somber. All the same, I really enjoyed all the exhibits.
I went with a couple colleagues the night before final exams, so we didn't get to stay as long as we would like. All the same you'll see we covered quite a bit of ...
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 ...
This place may not look like much, and it's not, but when I went camping there it was a great relief after a long school year. As soon as we arrived I started physically felling better.
It's Martian landscape on the far north side of Riyadh doesn't attract many people, which can be a benefit too when you want ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking