Tag Archives: shop

CLOSED SHOPS

Theft is not a big problem here in Saudi Arabia. Many shops have minimal security when they close for the day or for prayer times.  No doors, no locks, no alarms. Just big pieces of cloth over the inventory.   … Continue reading

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UNEXPECTED

There are still things that surprise me here in Saudi Arabia – things that are totally unexpected. One would think that nothing would surprise me any more at my age. Many people would be surprised to learn that Saudi women  like … Continue reading

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LET’S GO SHOPPING

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SMALL JEDDAH SHOPS

A Jeddah dress shop Shop window Many shops here are packed tightly with products   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2022/04/small-jeddah-shops.html

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RAMADAN BANNERS

Tiny shop with Ramadan lanterns and banner Ramadan banner under colorful fish shop sign Walking by, dressed in white   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2022/04/ramadan-banners.html

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AT A JEDDAH MALL

I like the festive banners in this shop. Can you spot the employee in the photo above? She’s rather hard to see, but she’s right in the middle of the pic.   Whimsical Ramadan decor at a local mall   from … Continue reading

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AROUND A SHOPPING CENTER

Ramadan banners adorn the front of this shop Colorful print abayas and matching scarves More Ramadan decor – moons, stars, teapots   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2022/04/around-shopping-center.html

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WHAT HAPPENS DURING PRAYER TIME

When smaller kiosks close for prayer times or non-business hours, many of them simply cover up and drape their merchandise with large cloths.  It’s common to see workers pray outside shops in malls. Often prayer rugs are available for whoever … Continue reading

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DECKED OUT FOR RAMADAN

 The familiar red Ramadan banners hang in front of many businesses during Ramadan. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2022/04/decked-out-for-ramadan.html

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GINORMOUS INCENSE BURNERS

Many malls and businesses have huge incense burners like these, measuring well over three feet tall and filling the air with delicious scents.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2022/04/ginormous-incense-burners.html

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