Out for a Walk

Two men out on the streets of Jeddah.  The man  in white wears the traditional men’s dress called a thobe.  The other man wears the traditional Saudi red and white checked headgear called Ghuttra.   CORRECTION:  The red and white traditional checked scarf worn by men is called Shumagg; the plain white scarf is called the Ghuttra.


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American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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2 Responses to Out for a Walk

  1. Hi Elaine! Yes, you usually don’t see the ghuttra combined with a baseball cap! Thanks for commenting.

  2. Elaine says:

    The one in the ghuttra seems to have topped it off with a baseball cap! Thanks for giving the names of the garments. It’s hard to find that kind of information.

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