Men in White

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The men dressed in the white thobes in this photo are customers waiting for their orders in a local fisherie. Saudi men traditionally wear the thobe with long white pants underneath, a scarf or small white cap on their heads, and sandals. The fisherie offers a selection of fresh fish or you may bring in your own fish to have it cleaned, gutted, and cooked to your specifications. Fisheries are very popular here in Saudi Arabia.

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About SusieOfArabia

American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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6 Responses to Men in White

  1. yovenn says:

    Arabian Susie..thanks for being there..sharing what it is like – to live a Jeddah’s life!!! My fiance’ had just flew for Jeddah last June..He got a job at KAUST.. and I’ve been searching since then just to have a bit of idea..looking forward for more photo post..thank you!

  2. babooshka says:

    You can bring your own fish? I cannot think of anywhere like this here at all.

  3. Puça says:

    I find the men’s dress interesting, but I prefer it when they wear the white or white and red scarf, with this white cap they look weird to me.

  4. Jerry M says:

    The penchant for uniformity in Saudi Arabia is something I would have never expected.

  5. Arabian Susie! Love this posting for a look into daily Saudi life. I’ve been curious about Saudi Arabia for a long time but haven’t had the opportunity to travel there. It’s fun to see Jeddah through your lens and with your explanations!

  6. Chiara says:

    Great robes! Great fishery! Great photo!

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