Living in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia makes it really easy to get to many other countries in the Middle East. In one of my previous blogs, I explained how easy it is to drive across the bridge to Bahrain.
You, the ascetic, went all that way for a change of scene, perhaps to the desert, perhaps to the hinterlands covered in snow, perhaps amidst a people whose language seemed obscure, strange, but alluring. Enchanté? Oui.