About This Blog, and About Me: Susie of Arabia
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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Monthly Archives: September 2020
Last week I featured some beautiful stands made specifically for reading the Quran (or Koran), the holy book of Islam. Today’s photos were taken in the same shop. They are beautiful Korans that come in a variety of colors decorated … Continue reading
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Saudi Arabian National Day 90th Birthday
Another enormous chocolate chip cookie decorated for National Day. Shops offered big sales and discounts. This post links to – OUR WORLD TUESDAY MY CORNER OF THE WORLD TUESDAY’S TREASURES from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/09/saudi-arabian-national-day-90th-birthday.html
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Saudi National Day Balloons
A few days ago was the 90th birthday celebration here in Saudi Arabia. Green and white are the colors of the Saudi flag, so there were green and white decorations everywhere. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/09/saudi-national-day-balloons.html
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Very Arabian Housewares
Incense burners and elegant elongated teapots are common items found in houseware stores here in Saudi Arabia. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/09/very-arabian-housewares.html
Posted in Photo Tagged Culture, housewares, incense, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Shopping, souk 2 Comments
Jeddah Fresh Produce Street Vendor
The street vendors have handmade wooden carts on big wheels that they push themselves down the street. I’m sure they are quite heavy. Many of them attach a big colorful umbrella for shade. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/09/jeddah-fresh-produce-street-vendor.html
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Jeddah Variety of Women’s Wear
Saudi women generally pray at home. Usually they put on a prayer dress on top of what they are wearing. The prayer dress is a loose long simple dress that extends down to the floor, has long sleeves, a high … Continue reading
Jeddah Trio of Minarets
A minaret in silhouette. A minaret in a business plaza. And a minaret rising up in the city. This post links to – SKYWATCH from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/09/jeddah-trio-of-minarets.html
Happy Saudi National Day!
A gigantic sized chocolatel chip cookie decorated in the green and white colors of the Saudi flag will be a nice addition for a Saudi Arabian National Day celebration, Today Saudi Arabia is 90 years old. Balloons and video graphics … Continue reading
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Saudi Arabia Graphics
Saudi Arabian National Day is tomorrow, and this first sign in a shop window is in reference to the holiday. Many shops are having big sales to celebrate. This photo is at an open air mall here in Jeddah and … Continue reading
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September 23rd is Saudi National Day!
On September 23, 2020, Saudi Arabia celebrates its 90th birthday! For many years there were only two official holidays here in Saudi Arabia – and both of them were religion based. It was only a few short years ago when … Continue reading
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