Scenes from Life in Khafji April 1st 2010 April 1, 2010
Today is the weekend, here in Saudi. It’s a warm, beautiful day so I decided to walk into Khafji. It wound up to be a four-hour walk (round trip) to get from where I’m staying into the middle of town. To get there, you have to walk through the industrial section, which is stall after stall of car repair places. One would think there must be one repair shop per driver ... read more
Middle East » Saudi Arabia » Khafji In 1902, ABD AL-AZIZ bin Abd al-Rahman Al Saud captured Riyadh and set out on a 30-year campaign to unify the Arabian Peninsula. A son of ABD AL-AZIZ rules the country today, and the country's Basic Law stipulates that the throne shall remain in the ... ... read more
I traveled to Saudi Arabia in February, April, May, and October 2009 and in February and April 2010. I have now returned in 2012. This blog was written as a journal of my experiences and as a way of keeping in touch with family and friends.
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