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Category : Saudi Arabia

17 May 2009
Saudi Arabia, Dates, Desert, Camels

Saudi Arabia, Dates, Desert, Camels

Saudi Arabia is situated on the Arabic peninsula. The eastern province borders in the east the Persian Gulf. In the west, the province is bordered by a desert. Opposite the city of Al Khobar locates the small island state of Bahrain. The 26 km long King Fahd Causeway connects both countries, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. The checkpoint locates in the middle of the causeway on an artificial island. The characteristic of Saudi Arabia is the vast desert and the extremely arid climate. Despite the […]

08 Mar 2009
 Dammam, Dhahran and Al Khobar

Dammam, Dhahran and Al Khobar

The triplets Dammam, Dhahran and Al Khobar are three major cities in Saudi Arabia. All three belong to the Eastern Province. The province borders in the east the Persian Gulf. However, southeast Qatar and the United Arabic Emirates are not far from Dammam. From Al Khobar starts the 26 km long “King Fahd Causeway”. The highway connects Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. That is the only connection between both countries. The three cities of Dammam, Dhahran and Al Khobar are linked together […]