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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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Strolling Along in Jeddah

This is a fairly common sight here in Jeddah – an African woman pushing a baby stroller filled with products that they sell on the street or others that are transporting useful items they have picked out of garbage bins.   … Continue reading

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Saudi Female Store Employee

This female employee of a large supermarket in Jeddah greeted us at the entrance as she dispersed sweet smelling incense in the area. This post is linked to My Corner of the World. Do check out the other posts from bloggers from … Continue reading

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Jeddah Waiting for Work

Laborers waiting around for work on a beautiful day in Jeddah.  from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/05/jeddah-waiting-for-work.html

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Tailors at the Souk

Most souks that sell clothing or fabrics also have tailors who are ready willing and able to make alterations or clothing to order. Be sure to visit OUR WORLD TUESDAY, where family-friendly bloggers share a unique glimpse into what life is like … Continue reading

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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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