"Base Ops for Lawrence of Arabia" Yanbu` al Bahr by american_tourister
Yanbu` al Bahr Travel Guide: 175 reviews and 279 photos
Yanbu has been here for centuries. I have been here for a short time. I am anxious to explore and will as time passes on. I'll add to the pages as I go.
I have not gotten into the old city yet but this is the newer developed area. Good roads, infrastructure and housing exist here.
I came across this old and deteriorated area while just driving around one day. I don't know how old this is but it is more than 100 years by my guess. The wind towers and elevated walkways tell me that. This is what they used before electricity and air conditioning took over.
- Pros:Better traffic and drivers than Jubail
- In a nutshell:Can't say much so far. Time will tell.
The staff here will tell you it it 5 star but it would be a push to call it anything above 3 stars anywhere else. It is... more travel advice
No clubs, no bars, no theaters, no night life. You have to make your own and that is what we do. We create our own fun... more travel advice
Written Oct 15, 2010
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