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Men at the Birds and Animals Souk in Jeddah

Photos taken on my recent outing to the Birds and Animals Souk in Jeddah.  I only saw men there – I was the only woman around! I’m happy to report that just about everyone was wearing face masks. Many men … Continue reading

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For the Birds

Photos taken on my recent visit to Jeddah’s Birds and Poultry Souk.  from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/08/for-birds.html

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Blue Skies Over Sheep

Thousands of sheep waiting to be purchased for the holiday feast, which is an Islamic tradition I explained in this recent post. To  visit MORE friendly skies around the world, fly on over to SKYWATCH  where you’ll find beautiful skies posted … Continue reading

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A Visit to Jeddah’s Birds and Animals Souk

Since my husband and I are still isolating as much as possible because of the virus, this past week’s visit to the Bird & Animal Souk was quite a special outing for us.  Hubby wanted to get a couple of … Continue reading

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Happy Eid – Long Eared Goats

My husband took me to the largest Bird and Animal Souk/Market in Jeddah.  It is far south (we live north), so it was a bit of a trek to get there.  But it was definitely worth the long drive.  The … Continue reading

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Basta Market in January

Bastah Market – a local Jeddah seasonal market that assists new businesses get off the ground.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/05/basta-market-in-january.html

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More Souk Shops

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Fashion Knock-offs at the Souk

The souks sell a lot of knock-offs from famous brands and designers at deeply discounted prices.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/05/fashion-knock-offs-at-souk.html

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Shopping at the Souk

The souk offers all sorts of things to buy – like clothing for men, women, and children.  Shown in the first photo are house dresses commonly worn by women at home here.  You can also find all kinds of accessories, … Continue reading

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Surprises at the Souk

I was surprised to see a small pet shop and a guy set up outside the shop with cages containing rabbits, baby chicks, and hens – right in the middle of the aisle.  You never know what you’ll find at … Continue reading

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