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AROUND THE MECCA REGION

OLD STYLE SAUDI DECOR IN AL BALAD BELAJIO RESTAURANT ON THE WATER IN JEDDAH THE KAABA STONE IN THE HOLY CITY OF MECCA Many thanks to my friend Abid Gary Jan for allowing me to share these photos. Abid shares … Continue reading

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JEDDAH WEEKEND REFLECTIONS

TRADITIONAL MENSWEAR SHOP WINDOW THE BEAUTIFUL SHERATON JEDDAH HOTEL ON THE CORNICHE LARGER THAN LIFE INCENSE BURNER IN MALL ENJOYED THIS POST?  SIGN UP FOR FUTURE POSTS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX. LINKING TO – WEEKEND REFLECTIONS   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2021/04/jeddah-weekend-reflections.html

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READY FOR RAMADAN AT THE MALL

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SAUDI ARABIA’S NEED FOR PRIVACY

PRIVACY EXTENSIONS ARE NOTICEABLE ALL OVER JEDDAH. HUGE SCREENS ARE ATTACHED ATOP ALREADY TALL WALLS FOR ADDITIONAL PRIVACY.  THE REASON FOR THIS IS TO AFFORD THE WOMEN OF THE RESIDENCE THE LUXURY OF BEING OUTSIDE WITHOUT THEIR HAIR AND BODIES … Continue reading

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WEEKEND REFLECTIONS

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PUBLIC ART OF JEDDAH

THE ILLUMINATED GLOBE – BY JULIO LAFUENTE THE ACCIDENT – BY JULIO LAFUENTE SCIENCE & RELIGION – BY JULIO LAFUENTE THE VERSE BOAT – BY JULIO LAFUENTE STALKS OF WHEAT – BY SALAH ABDULKARIM THE LIGHTHOUSE (ALSO KNOWN AS THE … Continue reading

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AL OQILAT MUSEUM IN BURAIDAH

ARCHITECTURAL DETAIL OF AL OQILAT MUSEUM IN BURAIDAH, THE CAPITAL OF AL QASSIM REGION LOOKING UP FROM INSIDE THE MUSEUM UNIQUE DESIGN ON INTERIOR – A MUST SEE IN THE AREA TYPICAL FLOOR SEATING AREA WITH RED CARPETS OLD STYLE … Continue reading

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OLD BOATS & MORE

OLD BOATS WITH STORIES TO TELL MEN IN SKIRTS (CALLED FUTA) TAKING A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE URGENT PHONE CALL FROM THE BACK OF A TRUCK ME & MY SHADOW LINKING TO – OUR WORLD TUESDAY MY CORNER OF THE … Continue reading

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SOME SCULPTURES OF JEDDAH

THE ACCIDENT by JULIO LAFUENTE A WHIMSICAL REFLECTION OF JEDDAH DRIVERS AL-SAROUKH by SALAH ABDULKARIM SHOWS USES OF STEEL, FROM SWORDS TO MACHINERY TO SPACECRAFT SUNFLOWER FIELD FOUNTAIN by EILA HILTUNEN ONE OF THE FEW JEDDAH SCULPTURES BY A WOMAN … Continue reading

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ROADSIDE TEA VENDOR

Roadside vendors in remote areas selling tea and fresh roasted corn is very common here in Saudi Arabia.  It’s a nice way to take a break from traveling and stretch one’s legs. The photos in today’s post were taken by … Continue reading

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