Typical Saudi Arabia

Typical Saudi Arabia

Where does the water in the desert come from? One of the biggest problems of the state, but also of everyday life in Saudi Arabia, is water shortage. Where is one supposed to get water from in a country where there are no rivers and lakes? But imagine that every Saudi consumes an average of 265 liters of water a day. Even in Germany, water consumption is not exactly low…

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Saudi Arabia Arts and Literature

Literature The Bedouin poem in the vernacular for the legacy of the ancient Arab Bedouin poem continued in present-day Saudi Arabia, while the literature today is cultivated in the cities. Here the older generation dominates. Poetry is traditional in form and content, e.g. at Abdallah al-Faysal, who writes singable poems, and at Hassan Abdallah al-Qurashi. Ghazi al-Qusaybi creates a freer form of conventional love poetry. A social and political commitment…

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Saudi Arabia Sightseeing Places

Saudi Arabia Landmarks

Best time to go to Saudi Arabia The ideal time to visit Saudi Arabia is between November and February, when the summer heat is over. From mid-April to October there is high humidity in the coastal regions. It is noticeably milder all year round in the mountains and around Taif, which has made these places popular summer vacation regions. The Asir Mountains show their best side a little earlier and…

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