Starlight, Starbright…

Private villas in Jeddah are all totally surrounded by huge walls that afford total privacy for its residents. Therefore gates are a really big business here. Many are custom made out of your choice of materials and designs. This villa gate always catches my eye, likely because of the striking cerulean blue color it is painted along with the walls it is attached to. I’ve never seen the villa inside…


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American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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6 Responses to Starlight, Starbright…

  1. Beautiful gates. They look like they would blend with the evening sky.

  2. Geogypsy says:

    I love this gate. Suppose it’s imortant to have privacy especially for the women of the villa. Can they uncover more at home?

  3. Elaine says:

    Wow! I like how you composed this! The dots of stars on the side walls make it for me.

  4. Marahm says:

    I always enjoyed looking at the decorative gates, with their unique designs, each different and distinct from their neighbors.

    Most of the Western expatriots did not like Saudi architecture; they called it Saudi-Gaudy, but I loved it!

  5. Fishing Guy says:

    Susie: I do love the design of the gate and the neatly colored wall with the stars.

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