Saturday, June 10, 2017

End Of Tour Summary: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

We spent two and a half years in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on our second tour in the Foreign Service with the US Department of State. As you might imagine, it was quite foreign and it's a little hard to convey the full experience to those who haven't been here, but the following posts might give you some idea of what it was like.
Earlier:
Things kind of specific to working in Jeddah and/or Saudi Arabia:
Mosque, Petrol, Supermarket, and ATM:
For when you're running on low on anything.
One of these trees is not like the others.
Saudi Arabia in the News:

So, yeah, it was an interesting tour. It definitely tested us in ways that we did not expect, and there were times when we seriously considered walking away from the Foreign Service all together. Maybe that's why our next post is to a vacation spot on the Mediterranean for the next three years.


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