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SIGN, SIGN, EVERYWHERE A SIGN

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

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DEALING WITH THE HEAT IN SAUDI ARABIA

  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

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PRACTICING RELIGION

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

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INCENSE BURNER FACTORY IN HAIL, SAUDI ARABIA

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

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FACES OF ARABIA 8

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

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Weekend Roundup Variety Pack

“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

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Jeddah – Working in the Heat

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

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Face Mask Truths

I think with everyone wearing face masks in this time of Covid, people who previously leery or apprehensive about Muslim women who wear veils may have changed their tune a bit. One big complaint I used to hear was how … Continue reading

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Jeddah – In the Shade

Hard laborers here in Jeddah seek out shade when and wherever they can.  As you can imagine, it’s extremely hot, dare I say unbearable, here in the summer months and just being in the shade makes a huge difference and … Continue reading

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Men at the Birds and Animals Souk in Jeddah

Photos taken on my recent outing to the Birds and Animals Souk in Jeddah.  I only saw men there – I was the only woman around! I’m happy to report that just about everyone was wearing face masks. Many men … Continue reading

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