Tag Archives: shop

CDP Theme Day and OurWorld: Bakeries

Saudis love their sweets. There are many more bakeries and sweets shops here in Jeddah than I am used to seeing in the states. Whenever Saudis receive guests in their homes, the guests are always offered drinks and sweets. City … Continue reading

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Minaret Topper Shop

Mosques are distinctive by their minarets. Most minarets are topped off with a crescent moon shape, which has come to symbolize Islam. The crescent moon plays an important role in the religion. The sighting of the new crescent moon with … Continue reading

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Incense at Storefront

You can see huge incense burners like these outside many stores and shops in Jeddah. Usually there are smaller incense burners on top of ones like these where the incense is burned. People like to stop by and wave the … Continue reading

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Sleep High

This is a chain of mattress outlets here in Jeddah. The business name is … interesting!

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This is a beautiful restaurant/shop in the Mall of Arabia. I love the clean lines, the lighting, and the use of the red and black.

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Il Villaggio Restaurant Shop

Besides the lovely restaurant, Il Villaggio also has a lovely little shop where gourmet Italian food items can be purchased. They also provide cakes for special occasions – and the ones pictured here are samples of their work. I think … Continue reading

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Our World: To Each Her Own

This nightgown in a shop window is a little – well, obnoxious? I’m constantly amused at some of the fashions I see here… Be sure to visit OUR WORLD TUESDAY, where family-friendly bloggers share a unique glimpse into what life … Continue reading

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