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A trip to Jeddah

A trip to Jeddah

Today I felt so tired, not in a mood to do anything. The two days trip was tiring. I decided to join with my Husband for his work trip to Jeddah. I never been to that place, but heard about it a lot, especially the Al-Baik.. Sunday afternoon, we started the trip along with my husband’s colleague. But, that day became one of the unforgettable days in my life… After having a small lunch, we have started our drive to Airport. On the way, we have seen the rapid growing Princess Nora University Campus, meant to be the largest University

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A trip to Kuwaiti Souq

Along with my friend, we took the compound bus to Kuwaiti Souq in the afternoon. The bus took around 20 minutes to reach there. It was prayer time so we had to wait until the prayer to finish to get in to the shops. Most of the shops were selling Saudi local clothes , found it one of the best place to buy cheaper and good Abayas .The shops also includes Jewellery, local party wears, perfume etc. For the first time in Saudi I found women running shops, they were selling kids dresses, Oud etc. We spent around 1.30 hours

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Cultural event

Cultural event

Yesterday, we (with my Husband) have been to a classical dance event held in Riyadh, invited by our family friend. It was for the first time I was attending a cultural event in Saudi. The program was conducted as a part of annual celebration of a dance school. A lot of students from different age groups participated in the program either for single item or group dances. There were different forms of Indian classical dances like Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Kids folk dance been performed. It was really a wonderful program and was so excited to see the kids dancing in the

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Coffee Day Morning

It has been a pretty hot day, around 43D. After having a light breakfast,   I together with my friend went to visit the stores at “Coffee Day morning” in the compound, where I live. The coffee morning happens only once in a month inside the compound. During this day,a lot of people (mostly ladies) come with various stuffs for selling, which includes jewellery, hand made cards, bakery items, books, clothes, movies, toys etc. It was really a nice occasion where we get the opportunity to meet with lot of people, see some friends around, which makes big difference in