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Stories and Tips Riyadh

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Dealing with Riyadh and Saudi Arabia

Written by Overlander on 20 Nov, 2001

Living in -- or even visiting -- Riyadh requires patience, adaptability, and tolerance in roughly equal measure. If you don't possess them, don't even think about going even if for just a little while. The first thing you'll notice when you go out…Read More

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Downtown Riyadh before Urban Rehab

Written by Overlander on 24 Nov, 2001

An Introductory Caveat Central Riyadh, what could be termed the "downtown business district", was pretty much totally reconstructed after the Gulf War, in large measure because of the destruction caused by Yemeni shopowners who torched their stores after receiving the news that they would all be deported after…Read More

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The Falconers' Meeting

Written by Overlander on 20 Nov, 2001

One of my favorite pastimes in Riyadh was to wander down to the square in front of the main Friday mosque early on a Friday morning to chat with the Saudis who gathered there every week to show off their birds and exchange hunting stories.…Read More

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