Adventure of Life

Adventure of Life

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Majestic Beauty of Saudi's Ain Heet Cave and Authentic Picnic to Remember

Saudi isn’t just places with parched and desolate tract characteristic, it is more than that, it is with characters - characters that can call as adventurist, and even if Saudi Arabia is a Muslim personage with a strict feature as it is compared, dressed in to thobe and abaya that signify conventional or conservative character, you’re likely to fall in love with its sparkle natural surface that is waiting to be discovered.

Heet Cave Adventure
As an RND of profession, most of my time spent researching for new food ideas and development plus the status of Saudi Arabia as conservative country, my exposure to Saudi exciting activity comes only from the internet and some friends whom I talk with, so understanding Saudi’s present adventure is such like odd and very seldom activity. That is why every time there is an opportunity to savor the real Saudi by means of adventure; I make sure this will be very memorable one, just like when we decided to go to Ain Heet Cave for an exploration; an escapade that will expose Saudi that oftentimes appears unapproachable with our new-found Saudi friend.
Ain Heet cave is an underground lake situated at the face of Mount Al Jubayl in Wadi As Sulay in a diminutive rural community called Heet in Riyadh. It is accessible through Al Kharj road and one of the easily reached caves in the vicinity of Riyadh, Saudi Arbia. The mouth of Ain Heet cave is about 20 meters wide and it narrows down to approximately 5 meters while you cave a distance of 100 meters inside. The cave is named Ain Heet where Ain means eye. Large rocks hanging encompass geological formation in the cave which rises out of the plain roughly.
Our own visit to the Ain Heet Cave rock was on a hot summer season. It was late in the afternoon, but the sun was still beating down hard. We had travelled by car with newly found friends, all a residents of Saudi Arabia. 
The approach downward was very precipitous, approximately 45 degrees inclined as I describe in my trekking stated below and not a compressed path down. You can have your own path downward whatever you may like. At first and since I’m not into trekking, I must say that the struggle is real, required to endure lot of phobia but when I started to mage to go through at the middle of the cave, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to mesmerized to the rock formation for myself. Walking through the rows of rocks, there was something I found peculiar. weird and wonderful to think that it had emerged onto this landscape, considering it is Saudi Arabia, relative to the desert and dry country. And the outlandish motionlessness of the cave itself gave it an otherworldly superiority, making it straightforward to portrait this magnificent creation of God.
During trekking, there was enough rock to allow regular footholds, but not that fixed steadily, so be very careful and analyze first before you decide each step you will make.
We decided to go on swimming at the bottom of the cave before returning back to our way out. Sadly it takes only half hour to experience this clear water that Ain heet Cave has to offer since dark fall very fast and we are afraid to get blinded by the dark since no light or electricity in the area. I also did not able to take pictures during our swimming due to my excitement to get embrace by the area. Feeling proud!!!!
After swimming, we prepared ourselves for an Arabic ultimate party and traditional picnic offered by our local friends; we made our way towards the looming road and parked up on the vacant lot. 
We prepare our foods, Filipino chicken Adobo, Spaghetti and Shawaya chicken; exquisite recipe made by our Saudi local friends which cooked for almost 4 hours to get the perfect taste and authentic flavor of the spices they used in the process, seasoning proceedings with a pinch of expertise. Happily, it looks like it's brightening up at last piece that makes everything taste nicer.
We stayed for 8 hours in the area and it was the perfect duration. With this, we did most of the interesting activities: dancing, card games, and silly conversation and friendship matters. The conversation was very lively and the food delicious as usual!
The Saudi Deserts made by the family of our Saudi friend - Chocolate Cake and a Vermicelli Sweets
Cooking  Chicken Shawaya
Master Chef-Mr. Walid No.1
The Finished Product - Chicken Shawaya
Dancing 101-Arab Dance
That day I learned most important aspects which a person need while working and it was one of the most memorable and best experiences in my life. The experience that feels absolutely bounded by adventure pleasure and you may think of like there’s no stopping, life’s too short for a perfect ending. 

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