Profile picture of Shane Cameron
Profile picture of Keith Kellett
Profile picture of Maria
Profile picture of Kiss From The World
Profile picture of davide puzzo
Profile picture of Pandorasdiary
Profile picture of Dharmendra Chahar
Profile picture of Tracy A. Burns
Profile picture of Aditi Roy
Profile picture of Maite González
Profile picture of Sara
Profile picture of Anirban Chatterjee
Profile picture of Tara
Profile picture of Meg Stivison
Profile picture of sakrecubes Cubes
Profile picture of Catherine McGee
Profile picture of Bindu Gopal Rao
Profile picture of Iolanda Schena
Profile picture of Rashmi Gopal Rao
Profile picture of Michelle
Profile picture of Paula
meeting-the-middle-east-travels-in-arabia-cover-travel-book

Meeting the Middle East: Travels in Arabia

Meeting the Middle East is a lighthearted travelogue through twelve countries of Arabia. Starting in the Gulf State of Qatar, Jason Smart sets out on a whirlwind tour that takes him from futuristic skylines to the ancient temples of Petra and Byblos.

Among his adventures in this often-misunderstood part of the world, he swims in the Dead Sea, takes a transit through Saudi Arabia, sees the bullet holes of Beirut and almost succumbs to heat exhaustion in Bahrain. Find out how a Land Cruiser rams him off the road in Qatar, and why, in Kuwait, he almost gets into a fight with a large man wearing a white robe. As his journey continues, he takes a day trip to Israel, has a memorable encounter with a Turkish barber in Istanbul and experiences the warmth of the Kurdish people in Iraq. His journey ends in Ajman, the smallest of the United Arab Emirates, where he gets to see some of the more unsavoury sights of the Middle East.

Meeting the Middle East is Jason Smart’s ninth travel book.

 

AUTHOR

Jason Smart

 

PUBLISHED

01 August 2015

 

FORMAT

Paperback & Digital

 

LANGUAGE

English

 

BUY A

Paperback Copy
Digital Copy

 

 


FORMAT

LANGUAGE

FREE COPY OR SELL COPY?


Profile photo of Jason Smart

Jason Smart was born in 1971 in Middlesbrough, Northern England. After a brief stint as a civil engineer, he became a driving instructor and then a primary school teacher. He now lives in the Middle East with his wife.A major traveller, Jason has been to over 100 countries, spanning six continents, including some less-travelled nations such as Paraguay, Bangladesh, Rwanda and the Comoros. His first travel book, The Red Quest, described his mission to visit every country of the former Soviet Union, plus the six Warsaw Pact nations.Watch this space for more information about Jason Smart or visit his website www.theredquest.com.Books by Jason Smart available on Amazon:The Red QuestFlashpacking through AfricaThe Balkan OdysseyTemples, Tuk-tuks and Fried Fish LipsPanama City to Rio de JaneiroBite Size Travel in North AmericaTake Your Wings and Fly



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Skip to toolbar