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SCENES FROM TAIF

RAMADAN BANNERS AND FESTIVE LIGHTS TAIF IS FAMOUS FOR ITS PINK ROSES & THE ROSE WATER MADE FROM THEM FAMILY OF NATIVE BABOONS TAIF IS A FERTILE REGION YIELDING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE MINARET SEEN THROUGH RAMADAN BANNERS Special Thanks to KERRY … Continue reading

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VARIED TERRAIN OF SAUDI ARABIA

DESERT – HOME TO THE CAMEL MOUNTAINS & STREAMS IN THE SOUTH FERTILE FARM OUTSIDE OF JEDDAH LAGOONS ON THE RED SEA, WEST COAST OF KSA ENJOYED THIS POST?  SIGN UP FOR FUTURE POSTS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX. LINKING … Continue reading

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The Rice Fields of Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia

Photo – Abdullah Al Sheikh Nestled amidst the world’s largest oasis of palm trees in the world exists a surprising phenomenon that one would not necessarily expect to find in Saudi Arabia – rice fields!  Photo – Reuters The red … Continue reading

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Taif Fruit Stand

Taif is an area in Saudi Arabia which is a major agricultural center. Not only are they famous for their beautiful and fragrant pink roses, but Taif also produces an abundance of fruits and vegetables, such as corn, grapes, apples, … Continue reading

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Fresh Dates

Bunches of fresh dates such as this are readily available in most markets here in Jeddah.  Each date is about two and a half inches long.  They are crunchy and refreshing, similar to an apple in texture.  Dates are eaten … Continue reading

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Middle East Toothpick Plant

Called “Khella” in the Middle East, the proper name of this plant is Ammi Visnaga.  In appearance, Khella resembles another member of its family, Queen Anne’s Lace.  Native to the Meditteranean region and the Nile Delta, Khella was found to cure … Continue reading

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