The last day in Saudi Arabia technically started with us still sitting around the dying fire under the large ghaf tree and looking at the stars, followed by a rather quiet drive back to the Intercon through the buzzing streets of Riyadh city. Having returned to “civilization” we still brought with us that fire smell that lingered around for a good week throughout our belongings, … Continue reading Kill Them with Culture – the National Museum of Riyadh and al Masmak Fortress Visit.
Riyadh The city of dust in sepia colours the same as the past – Will all of this last or gets rebuild and khalas? Wade Evans road dividers build nets like a spider and drive you around though traffic lock down, with cars full of scratches your journey here stretches into hours of wait, you’ll be just a little bit late, but nobody minds it, … Continue reading Middle Eastern Time Zone, on Riyadh
You better find something really interesting, late, or tiring to do when you’re in Riyadh on a Thursday night, because unless you are planning to go to Friday prayers, there isn’t much else to engage into on the morning of the 6th day of the week (in the Middle East we start our week on a Sunday). I had found myself an entertainment in flying … Continue reading The Place at The Edge of The World Where I Left a Piece of My Heart
If you had a chance to meet me in the last couple of years, you probably noticed my growing passion towards everything Arabian – language, people, music, food… and places. Also working for years with Saudis planted a fast-growing seed of curiosity in me both about their culture and their country, so the day has come to go and see it all for myself. After … Continue reading Are you lost? Or walking the streets of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.