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WEEKEND ROUNDUP – LETTER “T”

STARTS WITH “T” –  LOCAL JEDDAH “TAXIS IN TRAFFIC” “TALL” – SET TO BE THE WORLD’S TALLEST BUILDING UPON COMPLETION A FAVORITE – PALM “TREES,” ABUNDANT IN JEDDAH ENJOYED THIS POST?  SIGN UP FOR FUTURE POSTS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL … Continue reading

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ROAD SIGNS IN SAUDI ARABIA

MOST SAUDI ROAD SIGNS ARE IN BOTH ARABIC AND ENGLISH SPEED LIMIT SIGN – CARS, 110 KM – BIG TRUCKS, 90 KM WARNING OF TRAFFIC SPEED CAMERA & SPEED LIMITS INTERESTING SIGN ON ROAD TO MAKKAH LOTS OF INFORMATION – … Continue reading

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Jeddah Boat Sculpture – Now Gone

Jeddah is home to hundreds of works of art that grace the landscape of the city.  Many of the sculptures used to occupy the space in the center of traffic circles, many of which have been replaced in recent years … Continue reading

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Jeddah Boulevard

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Bike in Traffic

This is a very typical street scene here in Jeddah and a good example of what the traffic is like at any given time.

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Accident

I have written quite a bit about the fact that women are not allowed to drive here in Saudi Arabia, while allowing little boys who can’t even see over the steering to drive here seems to be no problem at … Continue reading

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Red Light

This is a typical example of what happens at most red lights here in Jeddah. The car I am in is the first car stopped in our lane at a red light. You can see that there are two vehicles … Continue reading

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Taxi Driver

Taxi services are a real money-maker here in Saudi Arabia – and it’s no wonder, considering that half of the population (women) are not allowed to drive in this country. From what I have read, taxis do such a thriving … Continue reading

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On The Job

There are many of these Traffic Police Umbrellas strategically placed at busy intersections about the city of Jeddah to provide protection and shade from the blazing hot sun. Most often, there is no one in position at these umbrellas keeping … Continue reading

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Hangin’ Out

One thing that upsets me here in Saudi Arabia is how children are not buckled in when traveling in cars. Some young boys are even allowed to drive, and all the while women are restricted from doing so. Every time … Continue reading

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