Friday, August 23, 2013

SAUDI ARABIA ~ Taif Mountains ~

...Thanks a lot Ian for my first card of Saudi Arabia, an impressive mountain view... ^__^

With nice stamp:
International Translation award stamp
(Issued 2013)

Only an hour from Mecca, Taif is a  town situated at the slope of the Sarawat Mountains. Taif is a beautiful city with both architecture and mountainous views. The city is also popular for the roses, grapes and the honey.

The Sarawat Mountains or the Sarat  is a mountain range running parallel to the western coast of the Arabian Peninsula and is among the Peninsula's most prominent geographical features.

Saudi Arabia is the largest state in Western Asia by land area, constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. It’s capital and largest city is Riyadh. Saudi Arabia has the world's second largest oil reserves and is the world's second largest oil exporter.

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