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The landscape is filled with balloons

Alluring Al-Ula

March 3rd 2022
Saudi Arabia is known for the largest sand desert in the world. Not to get too technical, but don't get hung up on the word "desert" here as many locations in the world have deserts. But....Saudi Arabia has both a desert and the requisite sand. And that is what most people think of when they think of a desert. For contrast, Antarctica is technically a desert....but most do not think of it that way ... read more
Middle East » Saudi Arabia » Al-'Ula

Saudi or Saudi Arabian Flag In 1902, ABD AL-AZIZ bin Abd al-Rahman Al Saud captured Riyadh and set out on a 30-year campaign to unify the Arabian Peninsula. A son of ABD AL-AZIZ rules the country today, and the country's Basic Law stipulates that the throne shall remain in the ... ... read more
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21st March 2022

Is that some kind of festival?
That many baloons in one place seem odd. Is it a festival or is it perhaps a ballooning competition or race going on? /Ake
21st March 2022

Is that some kind of festival?
Yes, it was a balloon festival. There were about 150 in the sky.
5th April 2022

Balloon festival
How amazing watching those balloons all together in the sky
5th April 2022

Balloon Festival
It was cool. I love balloon festivals.

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