Tag Archives: Celebrations

Happy Saudi National Day!

A gigantic sized chocolatel chip cookie decorated in the green and white colors of the Saudi flag will be a nice addition for a Saudi Arabian National Day celebration,  Today Saudi Arabia is 90 years old. Balloons and video graphics … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia Graphics

Saudi Arabian National Day is tomorrow, and this first sign in a shop window is in reference to the holiday.  Many shops are having big sales to celebrate.  This photo is at an open air mall here in Jeddah and … Continue reading

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September 23rd is Saudi National Day!

On September 23, 2020, Saudi Arabia celebrates its 90th birthday!  For many years there were only two official holidays here in Saudi Arabia – and both of them were religion based.  It was only a few short years ago when … Continue reading

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Jeddah Wedding Venues

Wedding halls can be found all over Jeddah in every neighborhood. Many are quite elegant – fancy schmancy.  Because of strict gender segregation customs in the past, weddings are usually separate events for men and women.  Slowly some families are … Continue reading

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Ali Had a Little Lamb

A lamb in the back of a pickup truck is a common sight here in Saudi Arabia, especially around the holidays. This past week was one of the two holidays here in the kingdom.  When the annual Hajj pilgrimage concludes, … Continue reading

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Jeddah City People

City Daily Photo is an online community of photo bloggers that share images of life in their cities around the world.  The first of every month is Theme Day  for City Daily Photo bloggers.  This month’s theme is “City People.”  I … Continue reading

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Happy Eid – Long Eared Goats

My husband took me to the largest Bird and Animal Souk/Market in Jeddah.  It is far south (we live north), so it was a bit of a trek to get there.  But it was definitely worth the long drive.  The … Continue reading

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Jeddah Wedding Hall at Night

Wedding Halls are a big business here in Saudi Arabia.  They are found in pretty much every neighborhood.  New ones are even more elegant than the ones built before.  Most Saudi weddings tend to be very elaborate and expensive.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Eid Mubarak from Saudi Arabia

Wishing my Muslim friends and families around the world a wonderful Eid Mubarak! from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/05/eid-mubarak-from-saudi-arabia.html

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I Do!

This wedding cake topper features the bride and groom figurines, Arabian style.  I spied it recently when I was visiting a local sweets shop in Jeddah.  The groom is wearing the formal white traditional headgear – the white scarf called ghuttra topped … Continue reading

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