Tag Archives: leisure

Just Hangin’ Out

I was waiting in the car for my husband when I looked over and saw this group of young men just hanging out. The man in the traditional dress seemed a little older and was dominating the conversation. All of … Continue reading

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Our World: To Each Her Own

This nightgown in a shop window is a little – well, obnoxious? I’m constantly amused at some of the fashions I see here… Be sure to visit OUR WORLD TUESDAY, where family-friendly bloggers share a unique glimpse into what life … Continue reading

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Day’s End on the Red Sea

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Family Time on the Red Sea

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A Surprise Catch

This is something you thought you might not ever see – a veiled Saudi woman clad in her black abaya fishing with her children. I snapped this photo in the late afternoon in a busy area of Jeddah’s Corniche, the … Continue reading

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CDP Theme Day: Photo of the Year 2010

It’s always hard choosing a favorite photo, especially now with digital affording us so many more possibilities to choose from. My pick for my favorite photo that I took in 2010 was this one – a very simple shot taken … Continue reading

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CDP Theme Day: (Nap) Time

In Saudi Arabia, most of the camel herders are Sudanese. They live out in the scorching desert heat with the camels that they tend, in very primitive and simple living arrangements. Not far beyond the outskirts of Jeddah, there are … Continue reading

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