So it’s Spring Break in Saudi so what would a guy like me who’s studying in the Islamic University of Madeenah do? Grab some friends and go to the beach, I’ll tell you what!
That’s exactly what I did. Me and five of my friends loaded up the car with all of our swimwear, a change of clothes, flippers, goggles, snorkels and a football and left Madeenah at about noon on a sunny Thursday. The swimming hole we were heading to was about a four hour drive away and because how strong the sun is here it’s not wise to swim in the middle of the afternoon. The plan was to arrive at about 4pm and swim for a few hours and leave just before sunset.
It was a great car ride. We were a total of 5 in one car so it was full car for sure, but we had fun. We were 3 Americans and 2 Canadians. We talked about many things and laughed a lot. You probably already know but what subject always comes up when you get a bunch of single guys together? Yup, you guessed it. Read the rest of this entry »