Aramco Brat, Fred (a.k.a. “Camelman”) Bobb, wrote about a two-person mini-reunion he had this past weekend with Aramco Annuitant, Jamie(a.k.a. “Jim”) Clark. Camelman and Jamie used to work together in Ras Tanura, where together they coached the Razorfish swim team from 1985 to 1987.
For many of you readers, when you hear the word “Tacoma” you think of the pint-sized pickup manufactured by Toyota bearing that name. Unlike what some companies have done creating unique marketable names for their products, Toyota didn’t invent “Tacoma” out of thin air.
If you're an Aramco annuitant, it's pretty much guaranteed that you like to travel. It's likewise pretty much guaranteed that you've discovered a local eatery or two in your various stops along the way that you welcome an excuse to return to whenever your journey takes you near.
Many people over the years have asked what made me decide to launch AramcoExPats. The simplest answer is, To promote greater mutual understanding between the Kingdom and people of Saudi Arabia on the one hand and the people of the world outside the Peninsula on the other hand.
Scores of images taken at the recent annuitant Hafla in Monterey have been uploaded to the website. Visit the Gallery to view shots of 270 happy Aramcons enjoying such pleasures as dining, dancing, chatting with friends, touring the town and in general sharing in the unbridled joy of being an Aramco ExPat.
Some 270 Aramco annuitants and friends descended upon the Hyatt Regency in Monterey, California this weekend to commence another bi-annual Hafla.
Events like the upcoming Hafla reunion in Monterey, California offer us opportunities both to recall fond memories from the past and accumulate more material for building new memories to reflect on in the future.
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Stop worrying about the U.S. presidential election and start worrying about something far less controversial and much more fun, the 2016 Aramco Hafla Annuitants Reunion at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Spa in Monterey, California starting Monday, the 24th of this month.
Everywhere you look on the map of the U.S., you'll find an Aramco annuitant or two or sometimes more. Cheyenne, the state capital of Wyoming, is no exception.
The sun was out, the sands inviting, the kites flying, the turquoise blue water, the sail boats and a little nip in the air heralding the end of summer. Yes it was a perfect day at Woodbine Beach Park in Toronto and welcomed 43 former aramcons on Sunday, September 25th, 2016, to reminisce and share the good times we had in Saudi Arabia.
Middle East… check. North America… check. Europe? Check! After decades of working with Expats and understanding the unique challenges for those living and working overseas, the team at RFA is delighted to announce the launch of our new office in Prague, Czech Republic!
In the fall of 2014 I was fortunate enough to become associated with NOH. A fellow teacher, John Lambert, became aware of this organization and introduced his Saudi Aramco Student Group to the home during their annual trip to Nepal.
Ever since I was a child, I have been hearing stories about how everything in Texas is bigger—the land, the people, the legends, everything. The more time I spend in Texas as an adult, the better I understand how this mystical aura of greatness came to be.
During a recent 10-week stay in Texas, I found myself more deeply immersed in the food and lore of the Lone Star State than I ever had been before in my many previous trips to the land of oil wells, 10-gallon hats, Longhorn cattle and football, lots of football.
Aramcons are infamous for pursuing colorful lifesyles after their formal retirement from the company. In many cases, they become active and creative as retirees.
Ali, You and your family are in our hearts and minds with the passing of Mohammed Ali AlBaluchi.
Among the tour options available to attendees to the October HAFLA scheduled for this October is the fabled 17-Mile Drive from Pacific Grove through Pebble Beach, widely recognized as one of the most scenic drives in the world.
The real unknown of the Savings Plan is how should you allocate your funds and is your portfolio truly diversified in a manner that will best help you reach your future financial goals? That’s why we are offering a FREE Savings Plan Review, at no cost and with no strings attached, that will analyze the existing allocation of your funds!
Hello to my fellow Aramco ExPats, Aramcons are a widely-divergent group geographically, culturally, in just about every way there is to be different.