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: March 2010
We got more rain in Jeddah in November and December than we have in the entire two years I have been living here. Cloudy skies and rain just aren’t that common here. I liked seeing these clouds this day… (sigh)
The Red Sea is most often a lovely shade of turquoise blue.
I watched for several months as this brand new gas station was being built. I knew it was going to be an unusual ultra-modern structure. To me, it turned out looking like a real space-age refueling station, and I would … Continue reading
There are many small basic grocery stores like this here in Jeddah that carry a very limited number of products for sale. This one offers fresh meat hanging in the window, a small variety of fresh vegetables and bananas, and … Continue reading
Sorry I don’t know much about these delectable treats. My sister-in-law offered me some one day at her home and I really loved them. I think they are actually called Golden Raspberries, but I can’t be sure. They have a … Continue reading
Just a photo of a type of strip mall here in Jeddah, where one shop in particular caught my eye – “House Baby.” Not only is the name of the shop a tad humorous, but the graphics on the sign … Continue reading
It’s nice seeing a fun business vehicle like this here in Saudi Arabia. Too many times I feel that actual fun is frowned upon here…
Jeddah is full of buildings with interesting architectural designs. Many have lots of tinted reflective glass windows incorporated into the designs. I believe this building is a car dealership.
I still don’t understand – why is it okay for a huge sign like this to be on display here in Saudi Arabia, when images of women’s arms, faces, or with other skin showing in magazines or on products are … Continue reading