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Greetings from the Middle East

January 9, 2010

We successfully finished our first leg of the trip, a 16 hour flight to Dubai via LAX. Man it was a doooosey! Now we are happily lounging in the Dubai airport chowin’ down on some Burger King fries, waiting for our flight to Doha, Qatar.

For those of you that don’t know, I’m traveling with a group from USD for an intersession course to learn about the University system in Qatar. Qatar has several American campuses like Carnegie Mellon, Cornell and Virginia to name a few. We’ll spend tomorrow touring Al Jazeera, the news network based in Doha.

BUT by far the highlight of the trip so far was Sara and I’s opportunity to don the Emirates flight attendants pillbox hats! The attendant was SUPER sweet and more than willing to let us try it on….and you know me – how could I resist!?

More from Qatar later! Peace in the Middle East, friends!


5 Comments leave one →
  1. Tony permalink
    January 9, 2010 1:23 pm

    Neeners! LOL love the hats, they suite you well 🙂 i hope you have so much fun! thats cool you get to check out the whole news system, btw, did you see any cool in Dubai from the airport??? did u see the inside skiing hill??

    PS best part of your post…”Peace in the Middleeast!” hahaha how often can you really say that and it make total sense

  2. Momma W permalink
    January 9, 2010 2:10 pm

    Neener Ann,

    Dad & I have not seen that cheesy smile since you got Roxy Dog. We are afraid of what you will do next. Look out Sarah!!

    Be careful you two. Stick together!!

    xoxox Momma & Dad

  3. dad permalink
    January 9, 2010 10:00 pm

    Hey–FYI it’s Carnegie Mellon and Cornell….. I hope the teacher doesn’t read this. Have fun


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