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Photo – Habalah

Hello, desertdiaries just shared an Instagram photo with you: view full image “Ferris Wheel – Photo taken in “Habalah,” SW KSA. – Habalah is an #old #village that sits halfway down an impressive #cliff 63kilos southeast of #Abha. Habalah means #rope #valley or ‘the #ropes’, (a reference to the fact that this village built of … Continue reading

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‘Azeemah

view full image “‘Azama (عزم), ‘azm & ‘azeemah (عزيمة) are verbs with many meanings, from them; “to #invite.” ‘Uzoomah – noun meaning #invitation and #banquet. #Western #Muslims tend to say #gathering when hosting a #dinner #party sans the music. Here in #Saudi_Arabia a #gathering as such is called an ‘azeemah and unlike banquets which are … Continue reading

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Saudi Artists {Part 2}
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Saudi Artists {Part 2}

Every now and again Saudi artists exhibit their work at various museums, festivals and local malls throughout the Kingdom. Some have even gone on to display their creations in shows as far away as the U.S and Italy. The slideshow below is a compilation of a few paintings that were on display a few months ago at … Continue reading

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Photo: Sawarat Mountains – A Bird’s Eye View

The Sarawat or the Sarat is a mountain range running parallel to the western coast of the Arabian Peninsula and is among the Peninsula’s most prominent geographical features. The Sarawat starts from the border of Jordan in the north to the Gulf of Aden in the south, running through Saudi Arabia and Yemen. The range’s … Continue reading

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