Monthly Archives: February 2020

Bicycle touring Saudi Arabia: the Red Sea snorkeling report

This snorkeling report only covers the places I snorkeled while cycling between Jeddah and Qunfudhah.  In brief, it was disappointing, not worth the effort.  Maybe the snorkeling is better north of Jeddah.  Maybe I didn’t find the right places — … Continue reading

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Bicycle touring Saudi Arabia: Jeddah, Al Qattan, Mujairmah

On the day that Ferda and I rolled into Seoul, Saudi Arabia, without much fanfare, swung their doors open wide to tourism.  It’ll be a flood, I’m sure.  Doesn’t everyone want to go to Saudi Arabia??!!  Googling for information in … Continue reading

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The ancient city of Neapolis

While Tommy was visiting from Boulder, Seb took Tommy, Ömer, and me up to Neapolis, an archaeological site that I’d heard Seb talking about for years.  The site isn’t so far from Seb’s house, northwest and above the village of … Continue reading

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