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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My maiden name is Johnson, so I always get a kick out of businesses I see around Jeddah with the name Johnson. It’s cool to see it spelled out in Arabic. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2022/05/johnson-in-arabic.html
A Jeddah pasta restaurant calls itself “Macroni” in English Paper floormat from the dealership got the word “appreciate” wrong, omitting both the R & T On the right, “Enterance” seems ok and makes sense No misspelling here, just a pretty … Continue reading
Another Ramadan ends today. Eid Mubarak to all my Muslim friends! Dates are often eaten to break the fast at the end of the day during Ramadan. During Ramadan many shops are closed during the day, they but do a … Continue reading
I call this “Royalty Loyalty” – many businesses declare their loyalty to the kingdom in this manner Rather plain architecturally, but the blue design packs a punch Common business architectural design in Jeddah for buildings from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2022/05/various-architecture-in-jeddah.html
I like the festive banners in this shop. Can you spot the employee in the photo above? She’s rather hard to see, but she’s right in the middle of the pic. Whimsical Ramadan decor at a local mall from … Continue reading
When smaller kiosks close for prayer times or non-business hours, many of them simply cover up and drape their merchandise with large cloths. It’s common to see workers pray outside shops in malls. Often prayer rugs are available for whoever … Continue reading
The familiar red Ramadan banners hang in front of many businesses during Ramadan. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2022/04/decked-out-for-ramadan.html
Many malls and businesses have huge incense burners like these, measuring well over three feet tall and filling the air with delicious scents. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2022/04/ginormous-incense-burners.html