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Apr 28, 2013 - Saudi Arabia to singapore

well i an now home and are back at work for another 18 mth. yill i get the penson, onthe last boat it was big 1300 feet long,180 feet wide and over 200 ft high and could take 15000 containers the engin room was like a operating room it was powed by 100,000 hp thank god it had a lift. Now that i an back i an very please that i did it before i got to old,as i keep on getting ask what did it cost, about $45000 which is still cheaper than a year in a rest home. hope you have all enjoyed my travel log and hy new age spelling ha ha

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Dec 21, 2007 - We have arrived in Jeddah

December 21, 2007 Today we begin our first "holiday" away from Riyadh. WE are still staying somewhat local, however, and are exploring the coastal city of Jeddah. Jeddah is situated on the Red Sea. It is a gateway city to KSA; the gateway for pilgrims arriving for the Haj pilgrimage to Mecca, as well as a gateway for modern trade and with imports and exports. There are 2.5 million people living here, and arriving here, can see that like Riyadh, it is a well spread out city, made up mostly of 2 -5 story buildings. On a geeky historical note:...

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