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The Gingerbread Village of Rijal Almaa, Saudi Arabia

The various regions of Saudi Arabia are rich in history and culture and each one is known for their distinctive architectural styles.  The historical village of Rijal Almaa is in the mountainous southern region of Asir and is a UNESCO … Continue reading

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Saudi Life Scenes

ENJOYING THE VIEW AND A CUP OF TEA AT DHEE AYN VILLAGE – AL BAHA, SAUDI ARABIA TRADITIONAL ALL WHITE DRESS OF THE SAUDI MAN  THE BEAUTY OF THE ARABIAN HORSE A big THANK YOU to my friend, tour guide Mohammed … Continue reading

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Beautiful Traditional Qatt Art

I’d love to have these mugs featuring traditional Qatt art! Qatt art is from the Asir region of Saudi Arabia  Qatt art is quite colorful and consists of geometric designs LINKING TO –  TUESDAY’S TREASURES   MY CORNER OF THE WORLD   OUR … Continue reading

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Saudi Seating and Decor

Traditional Saudi style utilizes a variety of patterns and colors, which I find quite charming.  Somehow it all works together to create a delightful, whimsical effect. The use of geometric shapes in traditional decorating ideas is a telltale feature of … Continue reading

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What Saudi Men Wear

This post shows the variety of Saudi men’s traditional clothing. I think Saudi men look quite dapper in their native dress.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/11/what-saudi-men-wear.html

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Asir Region Home Decor – Al-Qatt Al-Asiri

Al-Qatt Al-Asiri is a traditional Saudi home decorating application where bright colors are hand-painted onto plastered walls as murals in geometric lines and shapes, like triangles, squares, stripes, branches and arrows.   Women of the Asir region in Saudi Arabia are … Continue reading

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Jeddah Shop Windows

I love this shop window featuring traditional dress for little boys. My favorites are the mustache on the mannequin and the khanjar (curved dagger) in front of the mustachioed figure.  A colorful two tone variety of the traditional men’s leather … Continue reading

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Saudi Men’s Traditional Dress

Saudi men have the option of wearing the traditional dress in public or they can choose to wear Western style clothing like jeans and t-shirts.  The traditional crisp long white tunic is called a Thobe. It’s pretty much like a … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia Bedouin Living

A typical desert camp scene in Saudi Arabia – an open fire on the desert floor for barbecuing or making tea, resting on a magic carpet, and enjoying the weather, the clear skies, and the quiet of the end of … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia Bedouin Living

A typical desert camp scene in Saudi Arabia – an open fire on the desert floor for barbecuing or making tea, resting on a magic carpet, and enjoying the weather, the clear skies, and the quiet of the end of … Continue reading

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