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Incense at Storefront

You can see huge incense burners like these outside many stores and shops in Jeddah. Usually there are smaller incense burners on top of ones like these where the incense is burned. People like to stop by and wave the … Continue reading

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Sleep High

This is a chain of mattress outlets here in Jeddah. The business name is … interesting!

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Neighborhood Vegetable Market

Sidewalk neighborhood vegetable markets are set up just about anywhere here in Jeddah. They are convenient and inexpensive. Many of these little stands are mobile and can be moved easily from one place to another. While prices for fresh produce … Continue reading

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Hanging Purses

This is a very typical example of many of the small shops here in Saudi Arabia. The shop space is oftentimes so small and crammed with merchandise that many shops cannot even be entered by browsing customers and you have … Continue reading

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Detailed Home Decor

I love the elaborately painted details on this small table and the footstool next to it, as well as the carved out design on both of them. Seems to be more Moroccan design than Middle Eastern.

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Grand Opening

Panda and Hyper Panda makes up a large chain of supermarkets in Saudi Arabia, along the lines of Super Target. In the past couple of years, the company has also gobbled up other big stores that were its competition. This … Continue reading

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Mall Mural: Merchant

This painting is of an obviously wealthy Middle Eastern merchant. It is part of a group of lovely wall murals. The man depicted in the painting wears a turban, which many men in Saudi Arabia do, however the most common … Continue reading

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