The people here are polite and friendly; the food is amazing. I’m told that the finest dates in the world come from Saudi Arabia. My own small sample would seem to confirm that. But for a country that celebrates friendship and good food to such …
Month: February 2010
“…parents invite suitable alliance for their son, 27 years, 5’8”, B.Tech (IT), wheatish and good-looking, …” “Wheatish”. A new word for me, and another way to say, “I’m not dark skinned!” Hey, black is beautiful!
Day one, Riyadh. Omm Ali for dinner after an amazing lunch of some familiar Arabic foods. I’ve eaten these foods before, but (like Thai, or Japanese, Chinese, et cetera) they taste somehow different (better) when eaten in their country of origin than they do in the good ol’ USA. Maybe there is something to this idea of terroir.