Tag Archives: Red Sea

Day’s End on the Red Sea

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Family Time on the Red Sea

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Mosque Gate

This gate and walkway lead to the lovely Floating Mosque of Jeddah. The walkway extends above the waters of the Red Sea when it is high tide and the mosque appears to be floating in the sea. Many people come … Continue reading

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Prayer on the Red Sea

It’s late afternoon and low tide on the Red Sea. This couple is standing at the base of the Floating Mosque, which is on the Red Sea in Jeddah. At high tide they would not be able to stand where … Continue reading

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Wheelchair and Prayer

With Jeddah’s beautiful Floating Mosque and the gentle rolling Red Sea before him, this man in a wheelchair listened to his portable radio which was playing the melodic voice of an adhan calling the prayers.

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Sunflower Field Fountain Sculpture

Eila Hiltunen (1922-2003) is the female Finnish artist behind this gorgeous sculpture called “Sunflower Fountain,” which is comprised of a very exact non-corrosive grade of stainless steel to resist the harsh effects of the sea and the sun. The base … Continue reading

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Science and Religion – A Closer View

Spanish artist Julio Lafuente created this beautiful and graceful sculpture which sits in the middle of a lagoon separating traffice lanes along Jeddah’s Corniche. It is made of solid marble. Each of the 72 circular spheres is symbolic of the … Continue reading

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