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Jeddah Produce Market

This is a typical display in a small neighborhood outdoor produce market here in Jeddah.  These markets are conveniently located in residential areas and the produce is generally cheaper than buying it from a large air conditioned supermarket. from Blogger … Continue reading

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Unexpected Product Packaging

I’ve seen this tea in the supermarket here in Jeddah many times.  Al Kbous is a Yemeni company with a tea factory here in Saudi Arabia. I’ve always wondered why the image on the package is of a graduate. I … Continue reading

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Love is in the Air

Going through my old photos since I’m not getting out much these days. These are pics of Valentine’s Day displays in a chocolate shop from a few years ago.  from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/06/love-is-in-air.html

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Jeddah Women’s Fancy Dresses

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Saudi Phone Case

There are many regional phone case covers to choose from here in Saudi Arabia. Some are patriotic, some are religious, while others are whimsical. This one has the Saudi symbolism of the palm tree and the crossed swords. This post … Continue reading

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Saudi Female Store Employee

This female employee of a large supermarket in Jeddah greeted us at the entrance as she dispersed sweet smelling incense in the area. This post is linked to My Corner of the World. Do check out the other posts from bloggers from … Continue reading

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Redhead in the Mall

Taken one day in the mall a few months ago, this photo shows a couple of Saudi women walking by with a red headed little girl. The women are wearing the type of ultra conservative all black abaya that is … Continue reading

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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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