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No passports needed to visit Saudi

No passports needed to visit Saudi

5 Nov, '0713 Comments

Finally, after 25 years or so of establishing the Gulf Cooperation Council, citizens of both Bahrain and Saudi will soon be able to visit each other’s country by just using their identity card rather than a passport. This will take effect in 30 days due to an agreement signed at the Interior Ministers’s meeting in […]

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Off to Amman, Jordan

1 Jul, '079 Comments

I’ll be off for a couple of days to Jordan, the first in my life! But, as I told my wife this morning, all hotel lobbies and conference halls look virtually identical, down to the smell of the cleaning solvents they use! It’s the semi-annual meeting of the IREX advisory council. Any idea as to […]

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Yumm, good breakfast!

Yumm, good breakfast!

29 Apr, '0714 Comments

Some days are just special… today is one of those days, I can tell. The alarm clock woke me up at 4.30am. I hit the snooze button a couple of times and eventually dragged myself out of bed and into the shower 10 minutes later. Before doing that however, and as I do not use […]

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Goooood Morning Kuwait!

Goooood Morning Kuwait!

21 Feb, '0727 Comments

It was a good show and I met with great people who I have admired for a long time. It was wonderful to put faces to name and online personalities. The discussion was excellent, though probably too short of course to cover all the topics we wanted to cover; however, it is enough to entice […]

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Metalwork

Metalwork

2 Feb, '074 Comments

Metalwork, originally uploaded by malyousif. At a Marrakech souvenir outlet. I bought quite a lot of things from this shop; leather cushions, bags, Moroccan clothes for the wife and kids and other stuff. This constituted my first ever souvenir shopping! I normally don’t bother with any souvenir shopping in the countries I visit for business […]

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