Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Jeddah Fresh Produce Street Vendor

The street vendors have handmade wooden carts on big wheels that they push themselves down the street. I’m sure they are quite heavy. Many of them attach a big colorful umbrella for shade.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/09/jeddah-fresh-produce-street-vendor.html

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Jeddah Variety of Women’s Wear

Saudi women generally pray at home. Usually they put on a prayer dress on top of what they are wearing. The prayer dress is a loose long simple dress that extends down to the floor, has long sleeves, a high … Continue reading

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Jeddah Trio of Minarets

A minaret in silhouette.  A minaret in a business plaza.  And a minaret  rising up in the city.  This post links to – SKYWATCH     from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/09/jeddah-trio-of-minarets.html

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Happy Saudi National Day!

A gigantic sized chocolatel chip cookie decorated in the green and white colors of the Saudi flag will be a nice addition for a Saudi Arabian National Day celebration,  Today Saudi Arabia is 90 years old. Balloons and video graphics … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia Graphics

Saudi Arabian National Day is tomorrow, and this first sign in a shop window is in reference to the holiday.  Many shops are having big sales to celebrate.  This photo is at an open air mall here in Jeddah and … Continue reading

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September 23rd is Saudi National Day!

On September 23, 2020, Saudi Arabia celebrates its 90th birthday!  For many years there were only two official holidays here in Saudi Arabia – and both of them were religion based.  It was only a few short years ago when … Continue reading

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Girls’ Formal Dress Shop

The store windows of this little girls’s dress shop caught my eye.  I liked the colors and the fanciful Asian theme.  These dresses might be worn for holidays or weddings or other more formal events.   There is no shortage of … Continue reading

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Jeddah – Working in the Heat

A fresh watermelon street vendor finds a little respite from the hot sun by finding a bit of shade while waiting for customers.  A cement worker stands out in the heat in a place with no shade.  I don’t know … Continue reading

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Life After Covid, Slowly Returning to Normal

My husband and I resumed walking laps at the mall a month ago for exercise. Boy, it feels good to be moving again after months of being couch potatoes.  But it’s amazing how exhausting it is for us!   It’s still … Continue reading

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Jeddah”s High End Designers #JDP

Prada. Chanel. Gucci. And many more.  Most world renowned high end designers have outlets in Saudi Arabia.  Many Saudi women – and Saudi men too – are extremely fashion forward.    This post links to – SKYWATCH   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/09/jeddahs-high-end-designers-jdp.html

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