If you’re up for the hair-raising drive in, through the craggy Al Hajar Mountains, the village of Bilad Sayt is an enchanting, timeless corner of our mystery country. There are many such places in the country, which wisely balanced modernization and traditional culture as it climbed out of the Middle Ages and turned toward the outside world in recent decades. Far less flashy than some of its neighbors, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the easy authenticity of this country is one of its most appealing traits.
Can you name that country?
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