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JEDDAH SUPER DOME

SEP 2020 – THE OPEN FRAMEWORK. WILL BE THE WORLD’S LARGEST DOME. IT IS FREESTANDING WITH NO INTERNAL SUPPORT COLUMNS. OCT 2020 – PANELS BEING INSTALLED. ITS DIAMETER IS 210 METERS. NOV 2020 – IT WILL BE AN EXHIBITION CENTER … Continue reading

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JEDDAH SUPER DOME

SEP 2020 – THE OPEN FRAMEWORK. WILL BE THE WORLD’S LARGEST DOME. IT IS FREESTANDING WITH NO INTERNAL SUPPORT COLUMNS. OCT 2020 – PANELS BEING INSTALLED. ITS DIAMETER IS 210 METERS. NOV 2020 – IT WILL BE AN EXHIBITION CENTER … Continue reading

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Jeddah Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Here in Saudi Arabia, an issue that used to be swept under the carpet is now front and center to educate women about it.  The familiar pink ribbon is prominently on display in many … Continue reading

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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 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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The Coffee Server – in Jeddah

At all functions and events I have attended here in Saudi Arabia, there are always beautifully tailored, traditionally dressed men offering Arabic coffee to guests.  The Arabic coffee is called gahwa and the man serving it is called “gahwa jee.” … Continue reading

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Jeddah Art Festival Display

Because we are still isolating due to the virus, I am going through my old photos, since I am not out and about taking photos. Today’s pick is of an artist’s entry in Jeddah Art Week in February of 2014.  … Continue reading

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Basta Market in January

Bastah Market – a local Jeddah seasonal market that assists new businesses get off the ground.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/05/basta-market-in-january.html

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