Desert canyons of Saudi’s Al Ula valley turned into tapestry

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The desert canyons of Saudi Arabia’s north-western town Al Ula have weathered for millennia. Once a vast sea, the towering maze of sandstone ridges has been smoothed by the desert wind over thousands of years, leaving a delicate, lace-like patina on the golden rocks. The area has become a melting pot of natural, cultural and historical tourism, already home to monumental artistic installations and now plays host to the biennial outdoor art fair Desert X Al Ula – a sister event to the biennial in California’s Coachella Valley. One of the most anticipated additions is the upcoming Wadi AlFann pr…

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