Category Archives: Nature

SkyWatch – Setting Sun

This particular evening, the setting sun seemed especially large – taken from our building’s rooftop. 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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Our World: Rooftop Pigeon Roost

Amidst the many satellite dishes and large water tanks, there are many interesting things I can see from my perch atop our apartment building in Jeddah. About a block away, I can see this rooftop pigeon roost. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Dusty Car

This is quite a common sight here in Jeddah – cars covered with thick layers of dust. Dusty cars like this one are parked all over the city. Many appear as though they have just been abandoned.

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Skywatch: Dust Storm

This time of year the dust storms in Jeddah can be awful. On a normal day you would be able to see a mountain range in the distance. Jeddah has been plagued by high winds and dust storms for about … Continue reading

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Day’s End on the Red Sea

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Family Time on the Red Sea

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Wheelchair and Prayer

With Jeddah’s beautiful Floating Mosque and the gentle rolling Red Sea before him, this man in a wheelchair listened to his portable radio which was playing the melodic voice of an adhan calling the prayers.

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