Tag Archives: workers

Workmen

I’m continually amazed at the seemingly unsafe working conditions of so many workers here in Saudi Arabia. Safety equipment and other safety products are rarely used. Most of the blue collar positions are filled by foreign workers from very poor … Continue reading

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Break Time

A common scene in Jeddah of workers sitting in whatever available shade they can find.

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Accidents and Prayers

When I snapped this photo as I was passing by in a vehicle, I didn’t realize what I had captured until I got home and uploaded it onto the computer. The sculpture in this photo is one of the more … Continue reading

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Bike Rider

Bikes are a popular mode of transportation for many foreign male workers here in Jeddah – females are not allowed to ride bicycles in public because too much of the female form (her behind) would be visible and prove too … Continue reading

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A Step in the Right Direction

Littering here in Jeddah is a huge problem that I have complained about many times before. I am so happy to post this photo of what appears to be new enforcement of littering laws. Although the fine is relatively low … Continue reading

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Just Chatting

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Fruit Business

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