In one of the Mideast's more popular tourist destinations, a 33-island archipelago off Saudi Arabia, oil has spurred modernization but there's still plenty of history, traditional culture, & eco offerings to experience.
Well, this is certainly different... The Persian Gulf country of Bahrain is hoping to attract divers from across the globe with a new "underwater theme park" -- an expansive diving site spanning 100,000 square meters with some unusual features. The centerpiece of this underwater extravaganza? A sunken Boeing 747. It might be of dubious taste -- but that's not putting the project managers off the concept.https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/boeing-jet-underwater-park-bahrain/index.htmlRead more…
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