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Author Zoe
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#31 | Posted: 21 Oct 2019 22:46 
Hi Jason,
Yes just showing up during opening hours should be fine. The site isn't remote so unlike the places in the middle of the desert you will surely find someone around.
Entrance was free but you pay for the guide which is necessary because he knows where the rock art is plus he will drive you around the site.
Have fun on your trip.

Author jfolkmanis
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#32 | Posted: 22 Oct 2019 10:44 
Thanks Zoe, appreciate all the helpful advice!

Author jfolkmanis
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#33 | Posted: 9 Nov 2019 03:09 
Zoe
Hi Zoe -- Did you have any travel guides with you in Saudi? I'm just wondering if you think it's fine to bring the Lonely Planet guide to Saudi Arabia and/or Lonely Planet guide to Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula (the latter guide warns that ``many books'' may be considered problematic by customs). I would be grateful for any guidance. Thanks!

Author Zoe
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#34 | Posted: 9 Nov 2019 12:05 
I use ebooks so I wouldn't know, although I don't even remember customs checking my bag at all. What do those books contain that goes against Muslim beliefs?

Author jfolkmanis
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#35 | Posted: 9 Nov 2019 13:48 
Zoe
I don't think there is any issue with material in the books related to religious beliefs; I just wasn't sure how carefully customs looks at books. It sounds like it won't be a problem. Thanks again for all your helpful guidance.

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