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Red Crescent in Saudi Arabia

The symbol for hospitals and medical clinics here in Saudi Arabia is the red crescent.  We have found the medical care here to be excellent and affordable, although in recent years prices have gone up a bit.  But it’s still … Continue reading

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Hospital Arches in Hallway

This is an inside hallway of the International Medical Center of Jeddah, which I featured yesterday from the outside.

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Beautiful Hospital

The architectural details, both inside and out, of this Jeddah hospital are gorgeous. International Medical Center is one of my favorite buildings in this city.

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IMC Courtyard

Jeddah’s International Medical Center is one of the most beautifully designed hospitals I have ever seen. This is a shot of the inner courtyard, which is surrounded by the main lobby, the dining hall, and some doctors’ offices. Check out … Continue reading

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Spic ‘n Span

The medical clinics and hospitals that I have visited here in Saudi Arabia have all been immaculately clean. Many of them are completely tiled on the walls as well as the floors. I have had very good experiences on the … Continue reading

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Jeddah’s New Medical School

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Red Crescent

The red crescent is the symbol here in Saudi Arabia for a medical facility or hospital, similar to the red cross used in America.   I liked the way this evening photo turned out with the prominent red stoplight casting a … Continue reading

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Middle East Toothpick Plant

Called “Khella” in the Middle East, the proper name of this plant is Ammi Visnaga.  In appearance, Khella resembles another member of its family, Queen Anne’s Lace.  Native to the Meditteranean region and the Nile Delta, Khella was found to cure … Continue reading

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Hospital/Medical Symbol

  Here in Arabia, the symbol for a hospital or any type of medical clinic is the crescent moon. Most of the them are red, although I have seen some in other colors as well. I guess this is similar … Continue reading

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