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Default Saudi Arabia. Oil, Tourism, Big Changes. Big Episode

Saudi Arabia opened up opportunities for tourism starting late 2019 to 49 countries. They will resume visas in 2021 due to the ongoing concern over the virus.

In the mean time, if curious, take a journey and some seriously gorgeous footage from Anton and his youtube travel channel as he tours and discovers Saudi Arabia.

The video is subtitled as the native language is in Russian.

https://youtu.be/ea5uxRmRe8Y
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Mind blowing that they only recently started to recognize such historically rich sites as something worth opening up to tourism. Before it was just a playground for locals who did not pay much attention to these sites.

These are from at least 750 BC era!

AlUla within Al Madinah Region in the Hejaz, Saudi Arabia.




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I can't support a country that has and still funds the two baddies.
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mind blowing that they only recently started to recognize such historically rich sites as something worth opening up to tourism. Before it was just a playground for locals who did not pay much attention to these sites.

These are from at least 750 bc era!

Alula within al madinah region in the hejaz, saudi arabia.



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One of the most repressive regimes in the world. Truly an evil empire!
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One of the most repressive regimes in the world. Truly an evil empire!


And they’re our ally.
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All true. Sometimes you need to sleep with the devil in the name of strategic interests.
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Why would you say that? They only knocked down the Twin Trade Towers and murdered 2000+ of our fellow countrymen. Sadly, all about the money...............

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All true. Sometimes you need to sleep with the devil in the name of strategic interests.
Whose strategic interests? Certainly not ours.
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I think that is a matter of opinion. It clearly has been a policy of the US for many years.
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