Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Fish Market

In no particular order, below are pictures I took at the fish market in Jeddah.  The fish market is open every Friday morning.  The place is busy, smelly, and wet.  Would you expect anything less from a fresh fish market … Continue reading

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Ta’if

Ta’if is a smaller town in the mountains (1,879m altitude) 177km to the east of Jeddah.  Because of the cooler climate, during the hot summer months, many people from all around Saudi Arabia visit Ta’if for a break from the … Continue reading

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So you want to work in Saudi Arabia?

Working in Saudi Arabia is a challenging and rewarding experience.  The entire process, from leaving your home country, to arriving here and acclimatizing, then eventually to leaving the kingdom, is stressful and tedious. You will be faced with situations you have never … Continue reading

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A few of my favorite Saudi foods/drinks

Often when traveling or living abroad, people start to miss the food that they eat at home.  Aside from missing Sombat’s yellow curry, I have found that the food in Saudi has kept me content.  Not only do grocery stores … Continue reading

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