Lonely Planet Publications, 2004 - Travel - 208 pages
The vast stretches of the Empty Quarter, Madain Saleh's archaeological treasures, ultramodern cities, evocative souqs, Red Sea diving and Najran's green mountains - Saudi Arabia offers the excitement and intrigue of the Arabian Nights. Whether you're here to live and work, or just to explore, this definitive guidebook is your essential companion. Connect with the culture with our discerning coverage of Saudi Arabia's history and way of life, including a chapter devoted to the Hajj pilgrimage. Settle in with our Expats chapter, providing insightful and practical information for the visiting worker. Make tracks following our coverage of the Empty Quarter and the great outdoors - you choose your activity and we'll tell you how dine like a prince or savour the delights of street-side restaurants - whether it's a Bedouin feast or a camel steak you're after, we will direct you to the right table. Get around using our detailed maps to the Kingdom's main centres and more remote regions
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