About This Blog, and About Me: Susie of Arabia
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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SHOPS CATERING TO WOMEN ARE DESIGNATED “FAMILY ONLY” I CAN’T IMAGINE WEARING SEQUINED UNDERWEAR! “FAMILIES ONLY” = WOMEN + CHILDREN. MALE CUSTOMERS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A FEMALE. ENJOYED THIS POST? SIGN UP FOR FUTURE POSTS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL … Continue reading
NEW WATERPARK UNDER CONSTRUCTION NORTH OF JEDDAH WORKERS GETTING OUT THE HOT SUN UNDER A FLATBED CAMELS SEEKING REFUGE IN THE SHADE OF A PALM TREE STREET CLEANER TAKES A BREAK ON THE CURB IN THE SHADE ENJOYED THIS … Continue reading
WHEN I CAN TRAVEL AGAIN, I WILL … COMMUNE WITH NATURE IN MY BACKYARD IN THE USA ENJOY FAMILY I’VE MISSED, LIKE MY GRANDDAUGHTER REVEL IN THE COOLER WEATHER IN WASHINGTON STATE PHOTOGRAPH FLOWERS ENJOYED THIS POST? SIGN UP FOR FUTURE … Continue reading
RAMADAN BANNERS AND FESTIVE LIGHTS TAIF IS FAMOUS FOR ITS PINK ROSES & THE ROSE WATER MADE FROM THEM FAMILY OF NATIVE BABOONS TAIF IS A FERTILE REGION YIELDING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE MINARET SEEN THROUGH RAMADAN BANNERS Special Thanks to KERRY … Continue reading
STARTS WITH “I” – INCENSE BURNERS “ICE” LAND MALL IN JEDDAH A “FAVORITE” – ICE CREAM (THIS PHOTO WAS IN AN ART EXHIBITION IN JEDDAH. SORRY I DON’T KNOW THE NAME OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER.) ANOTHER FAVORITE “ICE CREAM” PHOTO ME … Continue reading
MY NEPHEW CORY ON HIS WEDDING DAY This past week I lost my nephew Cory to Covid-19. He was a healthy, happy 39 year old before he contracted the deadly virus in late December. Cory was born to perform and … Continue reading
This kid’s entertainment area in a mall in Jeddah called Kidzania has a Winter Games theme going on now. LINKING TO : OUR WORLD TUESDAY MY CORNER OF THE WORLD from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/10/jeddah-winter-games-theme.html
Family entertainment areas in malls are commonplace in Saudi Arabia. Due to the severe heat, outdoor activities are limited here during much of the year, so big air conditioned malls offer indoor amusement parks where kids can have fun while … Continue reading
This area at the Mall of Arabia in Jeddah offers lots of fun activities for kids. KidZania allows kids to assume the roles of various careers, like pilots, bankers, etc. The kids can earn wages and then use that to … Continue reading
Saudi Arabia is abundant in huge ultra-modern mega malls, with worldwide chainstores, movie theaters, food courts, and entertainment areas. Like everywhere else in the world, malls are a big attraction here on weekends and during the hot summer months. from … Continue reading