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clothing store not in the mall!

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material and dresses

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at a local outside souk

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Park and office buildings

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  1. Surreal – a real place of contrasts

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    September 28, 2015
  2. Looks colourful and nice…

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    September 28, 2015
  3. Such beautiful fabric!

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    September 28, 2015
  4. Beautiful =)
    I’m from Middle east but never being to KSA, how is it to live in there?

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    September 28, 2015
  5. The pleasure is all mine ๐Ÿ˜€ I will surely like to read them =)

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    September 28, 2015
  6. The shops, and stalls in the souk, are all so colourful, and the office buildings are quite uniquely shaped. Riyadh looks a very interesting place. Thank you for sharing your lovely pictures.

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    September 28, 2015
  7. The material and dresses shop is so gorgeous! And are those gold chains a headpiece?? Why? No one would see it under the burqa. Is it to be worn over?? Or is it something else entirely?
    Their office buildings are in such unusual shapes!!

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    September 28, 2015
  8. Those dresses look pretty and very ornate as is all that golden jewelry.

    The sure are creative with their architecture aren’t they.

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    September 28, 2015
  9. What is the weather like this time of year there? Hot, I assume – but dry as well? (Again, probably a dumb question, it being a desert).

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    September 28, 2015
    • It is hot most of the year and just cooler and dustier that is all really. now it might be easily be 105 it starts slowly getting cooler and will get to maybe 65 in december january

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      September 28, 2015
  10. Very good photos Lynz ๐Ÿ˜€

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    September 28, 2015
  11. NJ #

    Nice pictures ๐Ÿ™‚ I am seeing Riyadh from your eyes ๐Ÿ™‚

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    September 28, 2015
  12. Alex Hurst #

    It looks like a fun place to go window shopping! I’ve always loved middle eastern clothing. So beautiful.

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    September 29, 2015
  13. Wow !!! What a beautiful city ๐Ÿ™‚ Are you travelling there ?

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    September 29, 2015
  14. I love seeing these photos x

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    September 29, 2015
    • Do they looks anything like Dubai?

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      September 29, 2015
      • Yes, like the Dubai of old that I remember ๐Ÿ™‚

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        September 29, 2015
        • ok interesting! I am sure much fancier there! I was only there for one day on the way back to Riyadh! It looked very nice

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          September 29, 2015
          • It’s a different place now, I liked the old version better ๐Ÿ™‚

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            September 29, 2015
          • I know when we arrived to saudi, no fast food, or local fast food, no malls, now it is just crazy! Really mall are every where, a simple grocery store, now a huge hyper one with a mall! It is just too much!

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            September 29, 2015
          • I completely agree, for me they’ve lost their essence. In their efforts to make Dubai shiny and new and all things huge and extreme, they’ve lost some heart as far as I’m concerned. I know people love it as it is now, and it’s all a matter of personal taste, but I loved the scruffy old souks and shops and restaurants…

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            September 29, 2015
  15. Love the fabric….just beautiful!

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    September 29, 2015
  16. I’m loving all these photos!

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    October 2, 2015

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