The Illuminated Globe

This is just one of hundreds of works of art enhancing the landscape in the city of Jeddah.  Known as home to the world’s largest open air art museum,  Jeddah proudly displays amazing artwork for all to see, scattered throughout the city streets.  Made of steel and glass, The Illuminated Globe, as it is called, showcases a busy roundabout in northwest Jeddah where a popular mall is located.  It was designed by Julio Lafuente, a Spanish artist and architect who created almost two dozen works of art for the city.

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American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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9 Responses to The Illuminated Globe

  1. Johnb531 says:

    I really enjoy the blog post. Great. gbfgecdeeddd

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  5. Hi Harry – Thanks, and Thanks! Hubby chuckled at the “wise” word!

  6. Harry Goldhoorn says:

    Susie, just uploaded a photo of this globe, as I took in 1984.
    Referred to this page again. Guess that’ll be OK.
    I saw your photo and your wise husband I saw as well, a nice couple you are !

    • hufter says:

      Hello Harry, this is Hufter 1983 to 1988 in Delegate Office RUH
      If you want to come in touch, use my E-Mail, I am not too far away from your birthplace

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