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VARIETY OF SKIES OVER JEDDAH

PRETTY JEDDAH SKY AT DUSK THE ILLUMINATED GLOBE SCULPTURE & A BAOBAB TREE MISTY MOUNTAINS & A COUNTRY MOSQUE LINKING TO –  SKYWATCH TIMELESS THURSDAYS THANKFUL THURSDAY   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2021/03/variety-of-skies-over-jeddah.html

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BABOONS IN TAIF, SAUDI ARABIA

BABOON FAMILY – AND BABY MAKE THREE PROTECTIVE MADONNA AND CHILD BABOON TEACHER AND STUDENTS TODAY’S WONDERFUL BABOON PHOTOS WERE TAKEN BY MY FRIEND MARIETTE RAUBENHEIMER.  THANK YOU, MARIETTE, FOR ALLOWING ME TO SHARE THEM HERE.     LINKING TO – OUR WORLD … Continue reading

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ABHA – UP IN THE CLOUDS

ABHA MOUNTAIN ELEVATION 2270 METERS DREAMY MOUNTAIN PEAK IN THE CLOUDS ABHA’S GORGEOUS BEAUTY LINKING TO – THROUGH MY LENS TUESDAY’S TREASURES A big Thank You to my friend, tour guide Mohammed at Najran Tours, for allowing me to showcase … Continue reading

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AL SOUDAH MOUNTAIN

The southwestern region of Abha in Saudi Arabia is the location of the country’s tallest mountain range, with Al Soudah Mountain measuring at over 3000 meters high (almost 10,000 feet).  Average temperatures are much cooler here than the lower elevations … Continue reading

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MARBLE VILLAGE – MOUNTAINTOP MARVEL

Photo by E J Marquez Like taking a walk back in time, the historic 400 year old town of Dhee Ayn is also known as the Marble Village.  Built atop a majestic mountain in southwestern Saudi Arabia, Dhee Ayn is … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia – Not Just Desert

STARTS WITH V – VIOLET MOUNTAINS HISTORIC ANNAZAR VILLAGE A FAVORITE – VISUAL BEAUTYWADI DISAH  VERDANT – GREEN AS CAN BEMOSES SPRINGS – UYUN MUSA Many thanks to my friend Aileen Byrne for allowing the use her photos in this post.  … Continue reading

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A Special Treat – Lots of Baboons

Yesterday’s post was a challenge to find the baboons in the photo hiding in plain sight in their natural habitat.  Here is the same photo with red dots near each baboon. There are 10. I usually only post one photo … Continue reading

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MyWorld: Let’s Play “Count the Baboons!”

Everyone always associates camels with Saudi Arabia, but many people don’t realize that baboons are also native to this desert kingdom. The Hamadryas baboons inhabit the rocky mountainous regions of KSA. Like many animals in their natural environment, these baboons … Continue reading

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SkyWatch: Mosque in the Mountains

I don’t know for sure, but my guess is that Saudi Arabia has more mosques per capita than any other country in the world. There are mosques every few blocks in the cities and every few miles in the country. … Continue reading

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SkyWatch: Mountain Cloud

This shot was taken on the road from Jeddah to Makkah. I thought it was interesting how the clouds seemed to mimic the shape of the mountains below. To fly MORE friendly skies around the world, visit SKYWATCH.

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