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Jeddah Opaque Villa Gates

Private residences here in Jeddah are always surrounded by tall walls, which means they all require gates as well.  Privacy is of the utmost importance to Saudis. The inner courtyard allows the women of the house an outdoor space where … Continue reading

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Jeddah Apartment Buildings

Many apartment buildings on main streets in Jeddah have business space on the ground level and living quarters on the upper floors, as seen in the first photo. Buildings located off the main streets generally do not offer retail space … Continue reading

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Full Moon Over Jeddah

A full moon over Jeddah taken in January of this year. 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. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/06/full-moon-over-jeddah.html

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Sunset in Jeddah

I thought the colors of this sunset taken from my rooftop in Jeddah were unusual. 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. from … Continue reading

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Modern Jeddah Highrise

One of the modern highrise buildings dotting the city of Jeddah’s landscape.   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. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/05/modern-jeddah-highrise.html

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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 Being 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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