Wherever he goes, they follow

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In Italy, 2009:

In June, 2009, Gaddafi arrived in Rome with a 300-strong retinue on three Airbuses. He brought with him a giant Bedouin tent, which was erected in a park in the centre of the city and where he was to stay and conduct business.

With gelled and carefully dyed hair, the Colonel was made up to look like a cross between Michael Jackson and the deranged music mogul murderer Phil Spector, the Mail Online said.

In France, 2007:

In December, 2007, Gaddafi arrived in Paris and stayed in a heated Bedouin tent pitched in the grounds of a five-star hotel near the Elysee presidential palace.

Gaddafi did not sleep in it. But it was closely guarded by his all-women bodyguards, wearing combat style clothes, the ABC news said.

In Nigeria, 2006:

In November, 2006, as Gaddafi arrived at Abuja airport, Nigeria, with a 200-strong troop of heavily armed bodyguards, a diplomatic incident was caused as security officials tried to disarm them.

Gaddafi furiously walked away, gesturing that he intended to cover the 40 km to the capital on foot, and could only be persuaded to yield after intervention by Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo, who happened to be at the airport by chance, according to the Wikipedia.

In South Africa, 2002:

During a visit to South Africa in 2002, Gaddafi reportedly rolled out in a motorcade of 60 armored vehicles and two 46-seater buses, all packed with 400 bodyguards, a report of The Citizen said.

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