Tag Archives: gender segregation

Jeddah Wedding Hall at Night

Wedding Halls are a big business here in Saudi Arabia.  They are found in pretty much every neighborhood.  New ones are even more elegant than the ones built before.  Most Saudi weddings tend to be very elaborate and expensive.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Our World: Fast Food & Indoor Play

Fast food restaurants and indoor playgrounds go hand-in-hand in Saudi Arabia just like in other parts of the world. This is a great idea here because of the brutal heat a good part of the year. This post shows McDonalds, … Continue reading

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Another Fancy Dress Shop

I just love the blue lighted sign and single fancy dress in the window of this dress shop. Saudi women wear dresses like these to weddings where only other women are in attendance because of the practise of extreme gender … Continue reading

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That’s Entertainment

With no theaters allowed in Saudi Arabia due to the strict Islamic interpretation of gender segregation, home entertainment in the form of satellite television is a must for every household. Depending on the originating country of the channels, some shows … Continue reading

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