Monthly Archives: March 2010

Cloudy Skies

We got more rain in Jeddah in November and December than we have in the entire two years I have been living here. Cloudy skies and rain just aren’t that common here. I liked seeing these clouds this day… (sigh)

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Red Sea Jet Ski

The Red Sea is most often a lovely shade of turquoise blue.

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Modern Gas Station

I watched for several months as this brand new gas station was being built. I knew it was going to be an unusual ultra-modern structure. To me, it turned out looking like a real space-age refueling station, and I would … Continue reading

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Small Grocery

There are many small basic grocery stores like this here in Jeddah that carry a very limited number of products for sale. This one offers fresh meat hanging in the window, a small variety of fresh vegetables and bananas, and … Continue reading

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Dried Berries Treat

Sorry I don’t know much about these delectable treats. My sister-in-law offered me some one day at her home and I really loved them. I think they are actually called Golden Raspberries, but I can’t be sure. They have a … Continue reading

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House Baby

Just a photo of a type of strip mall here in Jeddah, where one shop in particular caught my eye – “House Baby.” Not only is the name of the shop a tad humorous, but the graphics on the sign … Continue reading

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Happy Business Vehicle

It’s nice seeing a fun business vehicle like this here in Saudi Arabia. Too many times I feel that actual fun is frowned upon here…

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