About This Blog, and About Me: Susie of Arabia
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is KSA's 2nd largest city and is located on its west coast, right on the Red Sea. I moved here in 2007 with my Saudi hubby. This journal reflects the things that I see here, life through my eyes, my lens.
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Tag Archives: Art
The Batterjee House in Al Balad, the oldest sector of Jeddah, was the location of the very first US Embassy in Saudi Arabia. Its distinctive light blue wooden window coverings are called roshan, which make it one of the most … Continue reading
The Cosmos is one of Jeddah’s largest public art sculptures. Therefore having to relocate it a few years ago because the large roundabout it was located on was replaced with an overpass proved to be a massive undertaking. But it … Continue reading
ORANGES IN THE DESERT DELICIOUS DATES COLORFUL SPICES ART & TEXTILES BEDOUIN ROOM WITH QATT WALL DESIGN A big Thank You to my friend, tour guide Mohammed at Najran Tours, for allowing me to showcase these photos for today’s post. … Continue reading
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RIGHT BEFORE THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC GRIPPED THE WORLD, DESERT X AL ULA WOWED PATRONS AS AN INTERACTIVE ART EXHIBITION DURING THE WINTER AT TANTORA FESTIVAL IN EARLY 2020. SET AMIDST AL ULA’S UNUSUAL ANCIENT LANDSCAPE OF HUMONGOUS SANDSTONE ROCK FORMATIONS … Continue reading
ARTWORK DEPICTING DONKEYS DELIVERING WATER IN AL BALAD THEN HOUSEBOYS WOULD TAKE BUCKETS OF WATER TO HOMES Many thanks to my friend, tour guide Abid Gary Jan, for allowing me to share these photos with you. Abid shares his love … Continue reading
STARTS WITH “S” – “SURPRISE!” INSECT WALL ART IN AL BALAD A FAVORITE – “SUCCULENT” “SHORT” – “SHORT” WINDOW OF TIME TO CAPTURE A GLORIOUS SUNSET ENJOYED THIS POST? SIGN UP FOR FUTURE POSTS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX. LINKING … Continue reading
STARTS WITH “Q” – “QUADRUPED” IS AN ANIMAL WITH 4 FEET A FAVORITE – “QUILT” (SAW THIS AT A BAZAAR – A SAUDI DOOR) “QUALITY” – SAUDI GOLD IS PRIZED FOR ITS HIGH QUALITY ENJOYED THIS POST? SIGN UP FOR FUTURE … Continue reading
TWO CAMELS, EACH CONSISTING OF THREE SEPARATE PARTS IT IS ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS SCULPTURES IN JEDDAH I CALL THIS UNUSUAL FOUNTAIN THE “SPACESHIP” ENJOYED THIS POST? SIGN UP FOR FUTURE POSTS DELIVERED TO YOUR EMAIL BOX. LINKING TO – SKYWATCH … Continue reading
ART AT THE FISH MARKET MOSQUE FOR FISH MARKET WORKERS & CUSTOMERS SEAFOOD RESTAURANT AT THE FISH MARKET WALK THRU SANITIZING SPRAYER AT FISH MARKET ENTRANCE LINKING TO – MOSAIC MONDAYS SOUVENIRS ALL SEASONS from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2021/04/blues-of-fish-market.html