Tag Archive: Desert Trip

Weekend Exploring Al Barrah Fort

Our initial plans for an action packed weekend were side tracked slightly as we went exploring Al Barrah Fort, an old Turkish fort on the outskirts of Riyadh. It’s not that we hadn’t intended to visit the fort, it’s that…
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Dehydration is Dangerous

Dehydration, and all manifestations related to it including heat exhaustion and heat stroke, or sun stroke as it is often known, are extremely dangerous conditions that can creep up on you very quickly.  They are also easily preventable.  You would…
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A Night Camping At Abu Jifan Fort

  Abu Jifan Fort came on to my radar earlier last year, in March to be exact, via a random conversation with a random person – there are a lot of random people in Saudi, so such conversations are not…
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Bedu Hospitality And Searching For Caves.

For some reason I have been enjoying Riyadh just recently.  Maybe it’s the weather.  Or maybe it’s the fact that we had a good break with the family over Christmas that I’m still buzzing about.  Or perhaps it s the…
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Desert Bucket List and An Arch

It has been quite some time since we have taken to the desert in Saudi.  Largely because a good portion of this year has seen us travelling outside of the country.  A couple of weeks after returning from our most…
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Frolicking at RawDhat Khuraim

‘Lush’ is not a term one tends to use when living in a desert country.  Neither is ‘frolicking’.  Yet the other week Hubster, I and a couple of friends went frolicking in the lush growth out at RawDhat Khuraim.  Well,…
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Camping Ground in Riyadh

 Winter is a great time to go camping in the desert in Saudi Arabia.  The nights are chilly and the days are cool and provided you get far enough away, the desert is just so quiet.  One of our more…
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Return to The Edge Of The World

We’ve been to The Edge of The World a few times since arriving in Riyadh.  Now that we know how to get there, it’s a quick and relatively easy drive in a 4×4.  One day we drove past a few…
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Return to the Pools of Sha’Hib Luha

Recently we made a return trip to the Pools of Sha’Hib Luha with Mr UK and Mr Oz.  We had initially intended to drive out to The Edge of The World but with the inclement weather that had been affecting…
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