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SkyWatch: Mosque at Dusk

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Preparing for the Frenzy

Many restaurants set up an area during the month of Ramadan outside the business for the purpose of handling the frenzied flow of customers who swoop down in the late afternoon. The customers come to purchase certain prepared food items, … Continue reading

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SkyWatch: Sunset Reflection

Many days are totally cloudless here in Jeddah and there is very little annual rainfall. But even with the absence of clouds, the sunsets are still beautiful. I especially liked the way the building on the right reflected the colors … Continue reading

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SkyWatch: Minaret Silhouette at Sunset

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SkyWatch: Stop Light

I guess this could be almost anywhere in the world, except for the sign with Arabic writing in the bottom right corner. I’m not out and about that often at sunset since it is one of the five daily prayer … Continue reading

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Skywatch: Sunset and clouds

I loved the way this photo turned out, especially considering that it was shot from a moving car on the freeway. The sun was slowly setting and was halfway down through the clouds. I like the way the clouds are … Continue reading

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SkyWatch: Pink Sunset

Another photo taken from a moving car. This is a new area of Jeddah where construction is booming. The growth here is phenomenal. Because of its location on the Red Sea, Jeddah’s growth pushes north and south along the shoreline, … Continue reading

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SkyWatch: Mountain Sunset

This mountain sunset photo was taken from a moving car on the highway from Madinah to Jeddah.  I grew up in mountainous Arizona, and since Jeddah is fairly flat, I was spellbound by the mountains on the drive up to … Continue reading

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Woven Camel

Part of a larger wall hanging, this woven piece of art hangs in a friend’s home here in Jeddah.  Some Muslims would not hang something like this in their homes since it is an animal and the Quran does not … Continue reading

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Dusk on the Red Sea

As the day winds down, the setting sun shimmers on the calmness of the vast Red Sea.

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