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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is KSA's 2nd largest city and is located on its west coast, right on the Red Sea. I moved here in 2007 with my Saudi hubby. This journal reflects the things that I see here, life through my eyes, my lens.
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Many slum areas of Jeddah have already been demolished and many more are scheduled to be torn down in the near future. The buildings are unsightly, in disrepair, and house mostly lower paid foreign workers. Despite the mess, I still … Continue reading
Selling watermelons from under the umbrella Small fresh produce market Hotel worker taking a break from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2022/04/workers-in-ksa.html
PAPA JOHN’S IN ARABIC UNDER THE SIGNS PURPLE NEON IN ARABIC FRESH FRUIT MARKET MINI MARKET CATERING TO FOREIGN WORKERS ENJOYED THIS POST? SIGN UP FOR FUTURE POSTS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX. LINKING TO – SIGNS from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2021/06/sign-sign-everywhere-sign.html
NEW WATERPARK UNDER CONSTRUCTION NORTH OF JEDDAH WORKERS GETTING OUT THE HOT SUN UNDER A FLATBED CAMELS SEEKING REFUGE IN THE SHADE OF A PALM TREE STREET CLEANER TAKES A BREAK ON THE CURB IN THE SHADE ENJOYED THIS … Continue reading
A DRIVER READING THE QURAN IN A MALL PARKING GARAGE WHILE WAITING FOR HIS EMPLOYER. MANY MUSLIMS ALWAYS HAVE A PRAYER RUG HANDY. ANOTHER DRIVER PRAYING IN THE MALL PARKING GARAGE SOME DRIVERS WAIT PATIENTLY FOR HOURS WHILE THEIR EMPLOYERS … Continue reading
CARVING THE WOOD BASE WAITING TO BE COVERED APPLYING METALLIC FINISHING FINISHED INCENSE BURNERS IN DIFFERENT SIZES A big Thank You to my friend, tour guide Mohammed at Najran Tours, for allowing me to showcase these photos for today’s post. … Continue reading
ZEBIBA – THE PRAYER BUMP MUSLIMS ARE REQUIRED TO PRAY FIVE TIMES A DAY. DURING THE PRAYER RITUAL, AT VARIOUS TIMES, THE FOREHEAD IS PRESSED DOWN TO THE PRAYER RUG, CAUSING FRICTION. THIS CONTINUAL CONTACT MAY EVENTUALLY RESULT IN CALLOUSES … Continue reading
“Umbrella” – starts with a “U” – Miswak vendor in Al Balad Camels are “Ungulates” – a favorite of mine in Saudi Arabia “Under the Umbrella” – waiting for cement work in the shade LINKING TO – THE WEEKEND ROUNDUP from … Continue reading
A fresh watermelon street vendor finds a little respite from the hot sun by finding a bit of shade while waiting for customers. A cement worker stands out in the heat in a place with no shade. I don’t know … Continue reading