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School Uniforms

Pink girls’ uniforms hang from the ceiling on display for shoppers.  Most public and private schools here in Saudi Arabia require children to wear uniforms.     from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/10/school-uniforms.html

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Girls’ Formal Dress Shop

The store windows of this little girls’s dress shop caught my eye.  I liked the colors and the fanciful Asian theme.  These dresses might be worn for holidays or weddings or other more formal events.   There is no shortage of … 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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Redhead in the Mall

Taken one day in the mall a few months ago, this photo shows a couple of Saudi women walking by with a red headed little girl. The women are wearing the type of ultra conservative all black abaya that is … Continue reading

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Rooftop Playground

There are not many public playgrounds or parks in the city of Jeddah. Many boys play in the streets or in abandoned lots. Children who live in apartment buildings might be lucky enough to have access to their building’s rooftops … Continue reading

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School Field Trip

We just happened to be at the mall one morning when the Krispy Kreme Doughnut Shop welcomed dozens of school children from a local international school for a tour of their facility. Each child was given a paper KK hat … Continue reading

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Selling Gum

It’s not unusual to see all kinds of vendors walking in the streets selling everything from gum, to water bottles, to toys, to flowers. Most of the vendors are young foreign men, but it’s fairly common to see young children … Continue reading

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Hangin’ Out

One thing that upsets me here in Saudi Arabia is how children are not buckled in when traveling in cars. Some young boys are even allowed to drive, and all the while women are restricted from doing so. Every time … Continue reading

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MyWorld: Teaching Right and Wrong

I was over at a relative’s home recently and was intrigued by some cards (similar to flash cards) that my five-year-old nephew was looking at. These cards had graphic images on them to teach children the right and wrong way … Continue reading

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For Kids

This aisle in a large supermarket in Jeddah houses children’s items, like school lunchboxes with images of Barbie, Snow White, and Winnie the Pooh on them. There are also Cinderella plates, Barbie hangers, Power Ranger books, and Batman cups. As … Continue reading

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