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Skywatch: Dust Storm

This time of year the dust storms in Jeddah can be awful. On a normal day you would be able to see a mountain range in the distance. Jeddah has been plagued by high winds and dust storms for about … Continue reading

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SkyWatch: Dusk in Jeddah

My favorite time of day for taking photos anywhere – dusk. To visit MORE friendly skies around the world, fly on over to SKYWATCH where you’ll find beautiful skies posted by bloggers all over the world.

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SkyWatch: Always a Mosque Nearby

This photo just screams “Saudi Arabia.” Not a cloud in the sky. Mama and baby camel in the desert. A mosque and new construction visible in the background, along with a couple of palm trees. I love this photo! To … Continue reading

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Skywatch: Mosque BeingĀ Built

Thought you might be interested in seeing a mosque under construction. Distinctive characteristics of most mosques here are the tall minarets and domes. There are hundreds and hundreds of mosques in Jeddah, maybe even thousands. Every few blocks there is … Continue reading

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Skywatch: Blue Skies Minaret

As those of you who visit this blog regularly know, I have a thing for mosque minarets. In fact, when I first moved here to Saudi Arabia, I told my husband that I wanted to photograph every minaret that I … Continue reading

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SkyWatch: Floating Mosque at Sundown

I’ve featured photos of this particular mosque before on this blog, but this is the first one I was able to take at sundown, and I rather liked the effect of the sun on the dome. You can see the … Continue reading

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SkyWatch: Moon Thru the Jeddah Palms

You must BE the change you wish to see in the world. – Mohandas Gandhi To visit MORE friendly skies around the world, fly on over to SKYWATCH where you’ll find beautiful skies posted by bloggers all over the world.

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