Category Archives: Middle East

Abaya Detergent

Laundry detergents especially for black abayas – there are so many brands, it’s unbelievable. This is just a small sample of an entire aisle of abaya detergent in one shop. Be sure to visit OUR WORLD TUESDAY, where family-friendly bloggers share a … Continue reading

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Souk Shopping

Even though lingerie shops are supposed to be staffed by women, there are still plenty of other small shops in souks that employ men in those positions. Since these shops also sell clothing items for men and children too, they … Continue reading

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Cute Incense Burners

I love the wide variety of incense burners I have seen in different shops around the city of Jeddah.

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Mosque, Pigeons and a Cloudy Day

A local mosque in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and lots of pigeons in the street. To  visit MORE friendly skies around the world, fly on over to SKYWATCH  where you’ll find beautiful skies posted by bloggers all over the world.  

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Jeddah Modern Architecture

   

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Tiny Shop in Al Balad

I think the pop of colors of the purple crate with the yellow bananas on top makes this photo charming.  

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Modern Buildings in Jeddah

An unfinished building in downtown Jeddah and a curvy blue glass building with a tribute to the king.

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Artwork in Jeddah

A horse sculpture and “The Accident” – two sculptures located along Jeddah’s Corniche. The Accident was being refurbished. I’ll post a photo of the finished project soon.

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Incense at Storefront

You can see huge incense burners like these outside many stores and shops in Jeddah. Usually there are smaller incense burners on top of ones like these where the incense is burned. People like to stop by and wave the … Continue reading

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Rafting at the Mall

Most large malls here in Jeddah have full scale family entertainment centers. The Mall of Arabia’s play area includes a rock climbing wall, various rides, water rafting, and a soon to be open Snow Village. There are not many activities … Continue reading

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