Category Archives: Jeddah

History of Jeddah

Time for some history about the city I am growing to love so much… The word jeddah is derived from the Arabic term which literally means ‘grandmother’. According to local legends, Jeddah houses the tomb of Eve, the first women … Continue reading

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Pictures from the last few weeks

The sandstorm about a week ago.  I got to leave work 1 hour early.  At night it was windy and I got some sand in my eyes when I was running.   The next day there was light rain in Jeddah … Continue reading

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Pictures from Babba Khan’s car

These are some pictures taken while being driven around by Babba Khan.  Myself and the girls call him when we are going to go out to an event, or for dinner.  I tend to use the compound buses as well.  … Continue reading

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Pictures from the bus

You can’t get away from McDonalds Building with typical Arabic design Jeddah is full of huge roundabouts.  They all have beautiful and interesting statues in the middle (see last picture as well) Late afternoon soccer game.  Today (Friday) is the … Continue reading

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