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Sugar Cane Juice

Besides the amazing assortment of fresh squeezed juices available in Saudi Arabia, another very popular drink here is sugar cane juice.  You can see the stalks of sugar cane standing to the left of the shop’s door.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/07/sugar-cane-juice.html

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Jeddah Oud Business

There are many shops in Jeddah that just sell oud and perfumes, like this one.  It’s common for the business to advertise by burning samples of their incense in an oversized incense burner outside to attract customers. Oud is a … Continue reading

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Desserts – and Toys Next Door

from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/07/desserts-and-toys-next-door.html

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Jeddah Storefronts

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Waiting for Customers in Jeddah

“Saloon” here is Saudi Arabia is the word for salon or barber. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/07/waiting-for-customers-in-jeddah.html

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Red Crescent in Saudi Arabia

The symbol for hospitals and medical clinics here in Saudi Arabia is the red crescent.  We have found the medical care here to be excellent and affordable, although in recent years prices have gone up a bit.  But it’s still … Continue reading

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Saudi Street Food Bistro

Zanjbeel Bistro (the Arabic “zanjbeel” translates to “ginger” in English) has an alluring exterior graphic of Marlon Brando from the Godfather. We haven’t eaten there yet but hopefully one day we will. They offer Saudi street food.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/07/saudi-street-food-bistro.html

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Very Saudi Architecture

Geometric shapes and patterns are often incorporated into very distinctively Saudi designs.  Geometry is a hugh part of Islamic art.  The designs adorning this restaurant are not as intricate as typical geometric Islamic art but none-the-less, one can quickly identify … Continue reading

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Jeddah “VIP” Shop with Misspelled Sign

One would think that a shop for VIPs would make sure that their business sign was spelled correctly.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/06/jeddah-vip-shop-with-misspelled-sign.html

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Jeddah Airport Road Sign

Jeddah’s airport has four terminals – North, South, New, and Hajj.  Right now due to the Corona Virus, all international flights have been suspended indefinitely.  Some domestic flights resumed a few weeks ago.  The annual Hajj pilgrimage, when Muslims around … Continue reading

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