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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Tag Archives: Landmarks
The Cosmos is one of Jeddah’s largest public art sculptures. Therefore having to relocate it a few years ago because the large roundabout it was located on was replaced with an overpass proved to be a massive undertaking. But it … Continue reading
BUILDER’S PLUMBLINE – BY MUSTAFA SENBEL “ENGINEER’S TOOLS” – PROTRACTOR, COMPASS & RULERS “CONSTRUCTION TOOLS” – WHIMSICAL SAW AND WRENCH, WHICH NO LONGER EXIST IN JEDDAH ENJOYED THIS POST? SIGN UP FOR FUTURE POSTS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX. LINKING … Continue reading
ARTWORK FEATURING LANDMARKS AND SCULPTURES AROUND JEDDAH MURALS SET UP AS TEMPORARY BARRIERS HIDING CONSTRUCTION MESS ENJOYED THIS POST? SIGN UP FOR FUTURE POSTS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX. LINKING TO – MOSAIC MONDAYS SOUVENIRS ALL SEASONS from Blogger … Continue reading
THE ILLUMINATED GLOBE – BY JULIO LAFUENTE THE ACCIDENT – BY JULIO LAFUENTE SCIENCE & RELIGION – BY JULIO LAFUENTE THE VERSE BOAT – BY JULIO LAFUENTE STALKS OF WHEAT – BY SALAH ABDULKARIM THE LIGHTHOUSE (ALSO KNOWN AS THE … Continue reading
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THE ACCIDENT by JULIO LAFUENTE A WHIMSICAL REFLECTION OF JEDDAH DRIVERS AL-SAROUKH by SALAH ABDULKARIM SHOWS USES OF STEEL, FROM SWORDS TO MACHINERY TO SPACECRAFT SUNFLOWER FIELD FOUNTAIN by EILA HILTUNEN ONE OF THE FEW JEDDAH SCULPTURES BY A WOMAN … Continue reading
One of the few large artworks in the city of Jeddah that was actually created by a female, the Sunflower Field Fountain is one of my absolute favorites. The artist is Eila Hiltunen, an accomplished sculptor from Finland. Standing in a … Continue reading
YELLOW – CLOSEUP OF KING FAHD FOUNTAIN YONDER – VISIBLE FOR MILES YIPPEE – FOR DETAILS ABOUT KING FAHD FOUNTAIN, CLICK HERE. Thanks to my friend and terrific photographer Abdullah Ali for allowing me to use the photos in today’s … Continue reading
It’s difficult to get a good photo of this particular sculpture since it is located on a busy roadway and it’s impossible to stop and take a photo. I believe this is the work of German artist Ottmar Hollman, as … Continue reading