Besides the amazing sculptures all over the city of Jeddah, I also have a thing for the minarets of the many mosques around here. Mosques are everywhere – every couple of blocks you can find one. The minarets are usually topped off with a crescent moon, which has become symbolic of Islam. The holy month of Ramadan when all good Muslims fast during the daylight hours is determined by the phases of the moon. I liked this shot of the minaret floating against the cloudy sky and the stark contrast of the heaviness of the overhang of the building.
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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. This journal reflects the things that I see here, life through my eyes, my lens.
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