A quick trip Round the World in November 1980.

We had to go from Riyadh to London, so we went the long way round via Singapore, Taiwan, Hawaii and San Fransisco!

On 19th - 20th November we flew on Saudia to Bahrain and on Singapore Airlines to Singapore, then the next day on Singapore Airlines to Taipei, Taiwan ....

Grand Hotel Taipei
We stayed at the Grand Hotel, ate at Camel Valley Mongolian Barbeque and saw the Chinese opera.
East Gate Taipei
We saw Dr Sun Yat Sen at the East Gate.
Chiang Kai Shek memorial Taipei
And visited Chiang Kai Shek's memorial.
Presidential Square Taipei
And saw a policeman directing traffic in Presidential Square.
Shop in Chung Hwa Road Taipei
A shop in Chung Hwa Road.
Snake shop Lungshan Taipei
And a snake shop in the snake market near Lungshan temple.
Taiwan Taroko Gorge
On the 23rd we flew China Airlines to Hualien and back, and visited Taroko Gorge and Tien Hsang. View of Taroko Gorge from Tsyrmun Bridge.

On the 24th we flew Singapore Airlines to Hawaii and had a quick break in Honolulu ....

Candle maker in Honolulu
A candle maker in Honolulu.

Then the next day we flew Singapore Airlines to San Fransisco ....

Fishermans Wharf San Fransisco
Fisherman's Wharf.
Replacing the brake on a cable car San Fransisco
Replacing the brake on a cable car, San Fransisco.

On the 27th I flew Western to Salt Lake City and back the next day. Then on 29th we flew TWA via Los Angeles to London.
Finally on 12th - 13th December we flew TWA to Frankfurt, Singapore Airlines to Bahrain and Saudia back to Riyadh.



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