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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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Tag Archives: education
It’s taken me a while to be able to spot schools here in Jeddah. Most look nothing at all like the schools I am used to seeing in the states. Many of the schools in KSA seem to be old … Continue reading
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
Ok, I know this is probably a little gross or distasteful, but I thought some of you might be interested in seeing what camel dung actually looks like. I remember years ago being fascinated with a show on the Discovery … Continue reading
“The Path” bills itself as the “best game ever made for Muslim children.” It combines the mechanics of a board game with trying to teach children about Islam and Islamic family values. It seems to be similar to the Game … Continue reading
A few days ago women in Saudi Arabia came together in Jeddah to break the existing Guinness Book of World Records for the largest human Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Ribbon chain. See more photos and find out why this seemed … Continue reading
A few days ago I was part of a volunteer Anti-Litter Clean-Up Campaign of a beach here in Jeddah which was organized by a wonderful group of concerned young people called the Young Initiative Group (YIG). YIG has undertaken many … Continue reading
This is part of a multi-level art hall at KAUST, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. There is some very interesting artwork that exphasizes the science theme and graces the hall. The lighting in the hall changes colors, from … Continue reading
If I remember correctly, this illuminated building is the KAUST Library (KAUST is King Abdullah University of Science and Technology). Sorry but I’m not sure what material was used to create the translucent outer walls which are illuminated at night … Continue reading
The KAUST Breakwater Beacon is a focal point of the university and is a highly visible presence on the campus. This shot was taken from inside the KAUST library. You can read more about the Breakwater Beacon of KAUST on … Continue reading
This is another interesting sculpture at KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology). It looks like a huge space age microscope, and thanks to a couple readers of this blog, I now have information about this sculpture. It is … Continue reading