Category Archives: Photo

White Camel

I still get a thrill when I see camels here in Saudi Arabia.  White camels are much more rare than camels that come in every shade of brown imaginable.  My husband likes to get fresh camel milk which is reputedly … Continue reading

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Lambs, Goats, and Firewood

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More Scenes from the Birds & Animals Souk

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Minaret Styles

Minarets are easy to spot here in Saudi Arabia because they tower above buildings into the sky.  There are many different styles of minarets.  Usually visible on the minarets are the speakers which broadcast the five times daily calls to … Continue reading

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Winter Coats, Long Ears, and Branding

My husband thinks that these animals were imported from possibly Europe for the Eid holiday feast.  Many animals still bore the remnants of their winter coats, leading us to believe they came from a colder climate to Saudi Arabia.  These … Continue reading

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Men at the Birds and Animals Souk in Jeddah

Photos taken on my recent outing to the Birds and Animals Souk in Jeddah.  I only saw men there – I was the only woman around! I’m happy to report that just about everyone was wearing face masks. Many men … Continue reading

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For the Birds

Photos taken on my recent visit to Jeddah’s Birds and Poultry Souk.  from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/08/for-birds.html

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Blue Skies Over Sheep

Thousands of sheep waiting to be purchased for the holiday feast, which is an Islamic tradition I explained in this recent post. To  visit MORE friendly skies around the world, fly on over to SKYWATCH  where you’ll find beautiful skies posted … Continue reading

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A Visit to Jeddah’s Birds and Animals Souk

Since my husband and I are still isolating as much as possible because of the virus, this past week’s visit to the Bird & Animal Souk was quite a special outing for us.  Hubby wanted to get a couple of … Continue reading

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Ali Had a Little Lamb

A lamb in the back of a pickup truck is a common sight here in Saudi Arabia, especially around the holidays. This past week was one of the two holidays here in the kingdom.  When the annual Hajj pilgrimage concludes, … Continue reading

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