About This Blog, and About Me: Susie of Arabia
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is KSA's 2nd largest city and is located on its west coast, right on the Red Sea. I moved here in 2007 with my Saudi hubby and teenage son. This journal reflects the things that I see here, life through my eyes, my lens.
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Monthly Archives: May 2008
Familiar green and white traffic signs above a busy downtown Jeddah street mark the way to Makkah in both English and Arabic. Visual symbols also help to identify which route to take to the airport or the seaport. (Click on … Continue reading
Saudia Airlines advertises all around the city of Jeddah using these enormous gorgeous billboards. Honestly, they are the biggest billboards I have ever seen. The photos used in the ads don’t necessarily have anything to do with flying, but are … Continue reading
A luscious chilled minty lemonade drink goes fabulously with these gorgeous desserts in a beautiful Jeddah mall food court area, complete with pools of water and fountains. Strawberry cheesecake, triple chocolate cake, and Tiramisu – they were ALL delicious!
Colorful pottery serving dishes from Morocco are sold in a Jeddah mall. They are so pretty that many people just display them instead of actually using them. (Click on photo to enlarge image)
This Dominos Pizza delivery car picks up pizzas at its base and then rushes around the city streets of Jeddah trying to deliver hot pizza to customers. In my opinion, most of the fast food here in Jeddah seems to … Continue reading
This Quaker sign in both English and Arabia sits atop a building amid the skyscrapers in downtown Jeddah. (Click on photo to enlarge image)
In this scene from a crowded street in Old Jeddah amid colorful storefronts, you can see a man in traditional garb on the left and others in more casual wear to the right. Just up the stairs on the raised … Continue reading
This vendor in Old Jeddah’s Bab Makkah Souk sells dates in a long chain which reminds me of the old sausage links I used to see hanging in the butcher shops when I was a child. (Click on photo to … Continue reading
An array of colorful pasta in a variety of shapes is for sale in Bab Makkah market in Old Jeddah. This is the oldest souk in Jeddah. The streets are narrow and crowded with little booths, shops, and tabletop vendors … Continue reading