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: October 2008
A pickup truck laden with huge ripe watermelons is parked just off to the side of a very busy road in Jeddah. The vendor rests comfortably in his makeshift little cabana which protects him from the sun’s harsh rays. Advertisements
The face of this office building is an entirely different style from the rest of it, which is a sleek modern blue tinted glass structure. Seeing the flower garden sprouting from the unusual shaped rooftop delighted me.
This is an older souk in downtown Jeddah, in stark contrast to the ultra modern enormous glass, steel and marble shopping malls that abound in the city. You can find almost anything you might need here, ranging from clothing for … Continue reading
The red crescent is the symbol here in Saudi Arabia for a medical facility or hospital, similar to the red cross used in America. I liked the way this evening photo turned out with the prominent red stoplight casting a … Continue reading
Dozens of brightly colored banners flap in the breeze outside a local restaurant in Jeddah. I’m not sure what the Arabic writing on the banners says.
Another sample of stunning art using Islamic verse written in gorgeous Arabic calligraphy.
This residential bulding is lit up like Las Vegas at night.