Travel Blogs from Abha
Finally! A real full-out tourist trip in Saudi Arabia. I have wanted to do something like this since I came here over two years ago, but these weekend jaunts require a late return for which I know I can't do when I have to teach the next ...
Man, it seemed so simple. But some things just have this way of spiralling out of control, you know? With an 8:00 PM departure, we needed to be at the airport by 6 PM. But we'd seen pretty much everything in town (so much was closed due to the Eid) and needed to get the rental car back to only get charged one day, so we arrived at 5 PM. And once the car was checked in, we discovered that... the 8 PM flight was ...
We visit several ancient cities being uncovered. We were in Hierapolis where there was a well preserved grand theater..There were lot of sarcopheses (caskets) here. St. Phillip was martyred here and many people wanted to be buied at the site. We also visited ancient city of Aphrodisias. Would we not be lucky to have our guide Iris to written her Masters thesis on Aphroditite. this was a city of artist and they had grand statues. Unfortunately, the Britsh came in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility