SUSIE of ARABIA: Saudi Arabia
The city of Abha is the capital of the Asir Region located in the southwestern corner of Saudi Arabia and is rich in cultural heritage. It is more than a mile high in elevation up in the mountains, close to the Red Sea to the west and the country of Yemen to the south. Baboons are native to the region, dwelling in the national parks in the area.
Many Saudis from around the country flock to Abha in the summer due to its cooler moderate climate. Abha also gets more rainfall than most of the kingdom and boasts rich agricultural plateaus. The highest peak of Saudi Arabia is located in Abha. It’s called the Jabal Al-Sooda, or Black Mountain, and its height measures an astounding 3.3 kilometers, which is over 2 miles high!
The old traditional architecture of Abha…
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