I do appreciate that my work is located in Shuweikh, I avoid about 90% of all the traffic since everyone is heading to the city. This time it was a bit different since my training course is located at the Court Yard Marriot and I have to be there by 8:30 am.

I take a bit of an odd route, going into South Surra then Damascus street to the city, but people would be surprised how fast that is. The only problem I found out was that today, a lot of exits on the First Ring Road and the Sheraton Round About were closed because of some important people being in town. Due to these circumstances it led me to the round about way to getting to the city, and I ended up taking longer then I expected. I avoid Fahaheel Expressway if at all possible so I took this round about route, and 90% of all the traffic lights were green, but then there was this unaccounted for traffic. I felt like an idiot since I was going back and forth trying to find the right way to get to the city, and talking to a few friends they were all stuck in traffic. Instead of 40 to 45 minutes it took me 1 hour and 20 minutes to get to the city. I was going to go nuts! What the hell is all this traffic, I didn’t ming going around too much in too many circles, but this time it was just ridiculous, a lot of traffic came to a stand still.

A guy who is just trying to enjoy life!


  1. IS-F Man (ALD)

    Shake & Bake!

  2. Get to Damascus street then straight past both traffic lights until 2nd ring road then take the first traffic light left.. Or like K.TheKuwaiti said gulf road… Oo and something I always found helps is to leave at 8:15 not earlier, I have to be at work at 9 so I leave the house a couple of minutes before, that way Maghreb is empty and so is Damascus!!

  3. JoJo

    Use Your Bike !!! If you are in Dishdash then get yourself a C1 like some people I know

  4. JoJo

    Use Your Bike !!! If you are in Dishdash then get yourself a BMW C1 like some people I know

  5. what K said- gulf road is the fastest

  6. maaaaaan, what are you talking about !!!! it took me 36 minutes to get to shuwaikh today

  7. jewaira

    Don’t you wish you had a helicopter ;)

  8. K: I forgot about that at the time! lol!

    Cat: Shinsawi!

    SunShine: Just have to find the best route!

    JoJo: Won’t work for me, I drive to fast and C1 is too slow for what bikes I’m used to! lol

    EniGma: will try that!

    Laialy: Not today, the day before!

    jewaira: I was thinking teleportation!

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