Some experts say that Marco Polo never went to China at all, but in many cases his information on the Middle East and the Arabian Gulf has proven to be as accurate as it is fascinating.
To follow in the footsteps of the famous Venetian traveler Marco Polo, Harry Rutstein left his job, did his homework and set out on to travel to the "backdoor of Cathay."
In the central desert of Oman, the birth of a calf in March signaled the return of the Arabian Oryx — to the same deserts where, 10 years ago, the last wild herd was hunted down and either shot or captured.
When fire wiped out the Wolf Trap Farm's famous theater tent this April, Saudi Arabian officials in the U.S.A. came to the rescue by flying in a tent from Dubai.
Fair Play — where "the focus is on the fun"A Welcome to the World—from the "ugliest" city in America The Saudi Pavilion — eternal values ...a quiet oasis.
The Saudi Pavilion: Increasing America’s awareness of the Islamic worldA Welcome to the World
In 1964, Saudi Arabia shipped four oryx to the United States. Now, in San Diego, the offspring of those oryx were being sent to Oman — a milestone in man's efforts to preserve an endangered species.