Tag Archives: signs

Typical School in Jeddah

It’s taken me a while to be able to spot schools here in Jeddah. Most look nothing at all like the schools I am used to seeing in the states. Many of the schools in KSA seem to be old … 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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Safe Hotel

Hmmmmmm…

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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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Our World: Busy Signs & Store Fronts

In Jeddah, many shops that offer similar products and services are often right next door to one another for blocks and blocks. My theory is that because of the close proximity of these similar businesses, it causes the signage and … Continue reading

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Which Way?

Many street corners in Saudi Arabia have signs similar to this one. I’ve never cared much for signs like this because I feel like I never have enough time to completely read all of them. I prefer the big signs … Continue reading

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Cool Sign for Thobe Shop

The thobe (or thawb) is the long usually white dress that many Saudi men wear. Most Saudi men probably have at least a dozen thobes hanging in their closets, especially those who wear thobes to work. Most thobes shops will … Continue reading

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