Friday, February 02, 2007

When It Absolutely, Positively Has to Be There in 20 Days

Ali ibn Aed Damkhan is taking a 1,000 kilometer trip on a camel from his native village to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to rid himself of a family heirloom.

He is making this journey in order to present Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah with a musket that is more than 200 years old, the daily Al-Watan reported yesterday. The gun once belonged to Damkhan’s great-grand father and has come down to him from his father. [Link]

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