Category Archives: Photo

Jeddah’s Aya Hospital

Main entrance for Jeddah’s Aya Hospital on North Sultan Road. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/06/jeddahs-aya-hospital.html

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Jeddah Security

Schools, government buildings, and residential compounds in Saud Arabia all have high security measures in place.  Many appear to be fortresses, with 24 hour armed guards, barriers and gates, tall surrounding cement walls topped with barbed wire coils, visitor IDs … Continue reading

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Middle East Lanterns

On one of our recent rare outings to buy groceries and to purchase hair clippers so I can start cutting my husband’s hair, I saw these beautiful lanterns at SACO.  I’m a big sucker for lanterns like this – but … Continue reading

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Jeddah Masked Street Vendor

As I understand it, a fine of 1000sr (more than $250 US) is imposed for anyone in Saudi Arabia who is out in public without a face mask.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/06/jeddah-masked-street-vendor.html

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Architectural Styles in Jeddah

Two neighboring buildings in Jeddah highlighting the wide variety of architectural styles in the city.  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. from … Continue reading

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The Saudi Man’s Headdress

All over the Middle East, headgear is an important component of the traditional man’s uniform.  Underneath the scarf is a small white cap called keffiyah which anchors the scarf and keeps it from slipping. Men in Saudi Arabia most commonly … Continue reading

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Jeddah Anti-Littering Graphic

Going through my old photos, since we haven’t been out much with this Corona isolation – An anti-littering graphic adorning the side of a delivery truck in Jeddah that I photographed a few years ago. Be sure to visit OUR WORLD … Continue reading

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Strolling Along in Jeddah

This is a fairly common sight here in Jeddah – an African woman pushing a baby stroller filled with products that they sell on the street or others that are transporting useful items they have picked out of garbage bins.   … Continue reading

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Jeddah’s Dallah Fountain

This well known fountain on Sultan Road in Jeddah consists of more than 20 dallah coffee pots arranged on pedestals at varying heights.  I’ve actually seen it functioning as a fountain a few times but most often it’s not operating.  … Continue reading

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Jeddah Boat Sculpture – Now Gone

Jeddah is home to hundreds of works of art that grace the landscape of the city.  Many of the sculptures used to occupy the space in the center of traffic circles, many of which have been replaced in recent years … Continue reading

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