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The Luxury Ghetto aka Compound

In all the other countries that I have lived in so far, I stayed in an appartment in town. Basically like every other person. Be it a local or not. If you are living in Riyadh however, the term “normal” becomes a rather relative one. So in Riyadh, I live on a compound, which is something like a small “village” surrounded by tall, thick walls, behind which all the expats live, which…

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