Monthly Archives: July 2008

Temporary Hiatus

Sorry, but for the next couple of weeks I will be taking a hiatus from this blog.  I don’t have easy access to a computer at this time, but I’ll be back online around July 20th. 

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Beautiful Hookahs

The hookah shops here in Jeddah are filled with amazingly beautiful water pipes which are like works of art.   Some are painted, some are etched, some have embossed metal detailing.  Some are clear glass, some are colored glass, some are cut … Continue reading

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Let’s Party!

Meat dishes served at a lavish party, these are chicken kabobs in the front and grilled chicken pieces in the back, both beautifully garnished.  (Click on photo to enlarge image)

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Arabic License Plate

This is a license plate on a car in Saudi Arabia.  Arabic writing reads from right to left, however numbers read from left to right.    The numbers on the left are 5-0-3, and the letters on the right – well, … Continue reading

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