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Happy Saudi National Day!

A gigantic sized chocolatel chip cookie decorated in the green and white colors of the Saudi flag will be a nice addition for a Saudi Arabian National Day celebration,  Today Saudi Arabia is 90 years old. Balloons and video graphics … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia Graphics

Saudi Arabian National Day is tomorrow, and this first sign in a shop window is in reference to the holiday.  Many shops are having big sales to celebrate.  This photo is at an open air mall here in Jeddah and … Continue reading

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September 23rd is Saudi National Day!

On September 23, 2020, Saudi Arabia celebrates its 90th birthday!  For many years there were only two official holidays here in Saudi Arabia – and both of them were religion based.  It was only a few short years ago when … Continue reading

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Saudi Festive Lanterns

 These festive lanterns are covered in a bright and bold fabric and would be used especially for holidays in Saudi Arabia.  There are only two holiday periods here and both are religious observances.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/09/saudi-festive-lanterns.html

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Making Extra Money

It’s common to see men selling animals out of their trucks right before holidays here in Saudi Arabia.  To earn some extra money, some men purchase lambs and goats at the market, drive to a high visibility area and then … Continue reading

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Ali Had a Little Lamb

A lamb in the back of a pickup truck is a common sight here in Saudi Arabia, especially around the holidays. This past week was one of the two holidays here in the kingdom.  When the annual Hajj pilgrimage concludes, … Continue reading

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Happy Eid – Long Eared Goats

My husband took me to the largest Bird and Animal Souk/Market in Jeddah.  It is far south (we live north), so it was a bit of a trek to get there.  But it was definitely worth the long drive.  The … Continue reading

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Love is in the Air

Going through my old photos since I’m not getting out much these days. These are pics of Valentine’s Day displays in a chocolate shop from a few years ago.  from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/06/love-is-in-air.html

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Eid Mubarak from Saudi Arabia

Wishing my Muslim friends and families around the world a wonderful Eid Mubarak! from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/05/eid-mubarak-from-saudi-arabia.html

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Holiday Decor

With the climax of the annual Hajj comes one of the two religious holidays celebrated by Muslims. I saw many shops in the mall with what appeared to be symbolic Christmas decorations of large shiny ornaments and gift boxes in … Continue reading

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