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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This is just a beautiful design at the top of one of many columns in a luxury hotel in Jeddah. I’ve noticed in many homes and businesses here in Jeddah, the ceilings are just exquisite, whether it been in architectural … Continue reading
This metal Moroccan-style lantern was for sale in a high end shop in a resort hotel on Jeddah’s Corniche along the coast of the Red Sea. In the olden days, lamps such as these used to house a candle that … Continue reading
This room is part of an elegant hotel lobby which actually seems more like a lovely intimate living room in someone’s home. From what I have been told, the Qasr Al-Sharq Hotel was originally built as a private residence for … Continue reading
This distinctive conch shaped building is part of the Movenpick Al-Nawras Resort Hotel of Jeddah and houses a wonderful Lebanese restaurant called Al-Wadaa (which means the shell in Arabic). The hotel is situated on a private island in the Red … Continue reading
Taif’s Le Meridien Hotel sits atop a mountain overlooking the city. It’s quite a beautiful hotel and offers accomodations ranging from single rooms to 3 bedroom villas, with regular rates ranging from 340 SR to 1360 SR (about $85 to … Continue reading
Two jet skiers have just returned from an outing on the Red Sea. Jeddah’s winter weather is quite moderate, lending itself to the enjoyment of water sports year round. Unfortunately most women do not participate in such fun – full … Continue reading
This beautiful fountain is located in a lovely resort just north of Jeddah in an area called Obhur. The resort is located right on the Red Sea and offers a multitude of amenities including several swimming pools, a kiddie amusement … Continue reading
This couple watches swimmers enjoying the refreshing waters of the Red Sea at a resort north of Jeddah. He’s relaxing by wiggling his toes in the warm sand, ankles and forearms exposed. She stands behind him watching swimmers, who are … Continue reading
This lovely beach is at a resort just outside of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The turquoise blue Red Sea beckons swimmers on this hot day. But wait! Be sure you read the sign on the post of the charming thatch umbrella … Continue reading
Boats, palm trees, mosques, resorts, and docks line this busy section of shoreline on the Red Sea north of Jeddah.