Thursday, May 27, 2010

King Fahd Causeway

The King Fahd Causeway connecting Saudi Arabia with Bahrain.

The third of the five postcards sent by Ivy from Saudi Arabia.

This is from Wikipedia : The King Fahd Causeway (Arabic: جسر الملك فهد‎, Jisr al-Malik Fahd) is a causeway connecting Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. The idea of constructing the causeway was based on improving the links and bonds between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Surveying of the maritime began in 1968, and construction began in 1981 and continued until 1986, when it was officially opened to the public.

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