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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WHEN I CAN TRAVEL AGAIN, I WILL … COMMUNE WITH NATURE IN MY BACKYARD IN THE USA ENJOY FAMILY I’VE MISSED, LIKE MY GRANDDAUGHTER REVEL IN THE COOLER WEATHER IN WASHINGTON STATE PHOTOGRAPH FLOWERS ENJOYED THIS POST? SIGN UP FOR FUTURE … Continue reading
SPECIAL THANKS to my friend Mariette Raubenheimer for the use of her wonderful baboon photos in today’s post. ENJOYED THIS POST? SIGN UP FOR FUTURE POSTS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX. LINKING TO – SOUVENIRS ALL SEASONS from … Continue reading
STARTS WITH “T” – LOCAL JEDDAH “TAXIS IN TRAFFIC” “TALL” – SET TO BE THE WORLD’S TALLEST BUILDING UPON COMPLETION A FAVORITE – PALM “TREES,” ABUNDANT IN JEDDAH ENJOYED THIS POST? SIGN UP FOR FUTURE POSTS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL … Continue reading
PURPLE JACARANDA TREES – SPRINGTIME IN ABHA DESERT ALIVE WITH VIBRANT BLOOMS A big Thank You to my friend, tour guide Mohammed at Najran Tours, for allowing me to showcase these photos for today’s post. Visit him on Instagram – @NajranTours … Continue reading
POPULAR DRIVE-UP COFFEE SHOP CUSTOM GROUND FLOUR & SPICES TREE OF LIFE – THE BAOBAB TREE LINKING TO – TUESDAY’S TREASURES OUR WORLD TUESDAY MY CORNER OF THE WORLD PICTORIAL TUESDAY from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2021/04/coffee-flour-tree-of-life.html
STARTS WITH “M” – MOSQUE AND MINARET START WITH “M” A FAVORITE – BABOONS ARE PART OF THE OLD WORLD “MONKEYS.” THEY ARE NATIVE TO THIS PART OF THE WORLD. “MULTI” JUNK FOOD RESTAURANTS WITH A MEN’S GYM ABOVE … Continue reading
WHEN FINISHED, IT’LL BE THE TALLEST BUILDING IN THE WORLD IN WINTER, MILLIONS OF SMALL FISH LIKE SARDINES CAN BE SEEN IN THE RED SEA LINKING TO – ALL SEASONS from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2021/02/winter-season-in-jeddah.html
Bir Hima in the Najran Province of Saudi Arabia is rich with ancient sandstone rock carvings made centuries ago. The petroglyphs widely vary in content and inscriptions, and when they were first explored in 1951, many crude carving tools were … Continue reading
Can you believe this is in Saudi Arabia? Gracing the desert hills for as far as the eyes can see, this carpet of purple wildflowers blooms in the winter months west of the capital city of Riyadh. I think it’s … Continue reading