I have two under my belt and HATED them both. My question is...how many times are you prepared to get sent out there before you realise enough is enough?
Before I moved up to the great place that is Scottish Borders, I thought the Home Counties wereOldSnowy said:Even 'peaceful' deserts are, in my experience:
- too hot
- too cold
- full of bugs (feck off, big ugly bugs)
- full of mice
- full of flies
- full of smelly dogs
- smelly (in general, not just the locals)
- filthy (see above)
Usually a combination of several of the above. Not like the Home Counties, that's for sure (fewer pubs for a start).
Why don't we invade somewhere nice, like the Aussies do? Fiji, or New Guinea, or similar? Granted, jungles have a different set of problems, but at least on the beaches there the tide comes in now and again, unlike Southern Iraq (Roll on global warming - flood the whole of Mesopotamia).