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Accident

I have written quite a bit about the fact that women are not allowed to drive here in Saudi Arabia, while allowing little boys who can’t even see over the steering to drive here seems to be no problem at … Continue reading

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Taxi Driver

Taxi services are a real money-maker here in Saudi Arabia – and it’s no wonder, considering that half of the population (women) are not allowed to drive in this country. From what I have read, taxis do such a thriving … Continue reading

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On The Job

There are many of these Traffic Police Umbrellas strategically placed at busy intersections about the city of Jeddah to provide protection and shade from the blazing hot sun. Most often, there is no one in position at these umbrellas keeping … Continue reading

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Baby on Board

One of the issues that really riles me up here in Saudi Arabia is the lack of safety concerns in many areas of life. And when it concerns children, I get especially worked up. This photo is not an uncommon … Continue reading

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