“This is not what I expected,” Linda said.
“I knew you’d love it,” Ronald said.
“Where’s the sand, the tents, the camels, the nomads? All I see is a big city with skyscapers and highways,” Linda said. “When you said you got a job in the Middle East, I thought we’d be stuck in some shithole country. This looks more like New York City.
“See that tall building?” Ronald said, pointing out the helicopter’s window. “That’s the Burj Khalid’s, the tallest building in the world.”
Linda sighed, “I don’t think this is going to be the adventure I was anticipating.”
Written for today’s 100 Word Wednesday prompt from Bikurgurl. Image credit: Roman Logov.