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Camel Souq outside Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Camels are so much fun to watch! You can pick out their individual personalities quickly. These are some pictures from a visit to a Camel Souq 30 km outside of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

There were miles of pens on either side of the highway, many filled with groups of placid camels, watching the [...]

A Modern Marvel: Princess Nora University

Story about going to Arabic classes on the Princess Nora University. [...]

Hail and Rain, In the middle of the desert (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)!

hail storm


hail storm flooded streets


Hail! In the desert!

And I thought the sand storm was dramatic weather… it was nothing compared to the chilly shock of a hailstorm today. It lasted 5 minutes and flooded the streets instantly.

At first all I heard was banging like [...]