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Interesting Riyadh!

Someone’s old furniture now used as a sitting area for evening tea

 

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Pashmina

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Soccer league

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Falcons

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Modern Abaya

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Faisaliya mall being built

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Store with souvenirs

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  1. LOL to the outdoor seating! Too funny…xoxo

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    April 12, 2016
  2. That mall is quite remarkable!

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    April 12, 2016
  3. Lovely insight, Lynn.

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    April 12, 2016
  4. Well, now I have seen everything !!!! Really outside seating !!! ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

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    April 12, 2016
  5. The outdoor seating is something…it just needs a table and an umbrella. ๐Ÿ™‚

    The falcons were interesting. They’re used for falconry and shows?

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    April 12, 2016
  6. Cool images

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    April 12, 2016
  7. Didn’t know indoor furniture could be used as patio/outdoor furniture as well! Guess someone thought they were helping the community with their old stuff ๐Ÿ˜€

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    April 12, 2016
  8. love the furniture outside….how funny….the falcons in a storage unit….hummmm – I always believe that the wild animals belong in the wild…but they looked well cared for…love the pictures…..kat

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    April 12, 2016
  9. The outdoor seating looks like a lot of parties/events I attended during my college/law school days!

    As for the falcons, they are so cool – I assume that were ones used for falconry?

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    April 12, 2016
  10. Such a place of contrast!

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    April 12, 2016
  11. Great photos! That was a nice set of couches to sit outside and have tea!

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    April 12, 2016
  12. Such interesting pictures! The falcons and couches for tea time are fascinating! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    April 12, 2016
  13. Very cool photos Lynn, thanks for sharing! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    April 12, 2016
  14. I absolutely enjoy your photos about Saudi Arabia. So much I don’t know but what is so interesting to see! Thank you for sharing, Lynn!

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    April 12, 2016
  15. Oh my gosh. There used to be a bunch of middle eastern students living in a house that I walked past often. They had made some sort of smoking room in the garage that looked a lot like the furniture in your photo. They’d be sitting out there in all weather with the garage door flung open, and their magic carpet knitting them all together as they told stories and smoked their thingamajigs. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    April 12, 2016
    • hahahaha love it!!

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      April 12, 2016
      • I am always surprised that people have so much to talk about there. The sofa set photo was wonderful- is it politics that they discuss or their wives or their love lives or their fast cars or the world situation in general ?
        Susie

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        April 12, 2016
        • hahaha I think everything.He used to go sit with his friends all the time, came home with many stories to tell!

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          April 13, 2016
          • I mean, perhaps for an introvert, its difficult to comprehend that people can talk for so long about virtually nothing but infact, things of so much importance to them.
            And to add to the surprise, you don’t see women socializing out in the open on these discarded sofas.:)
            Susie

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            April 13, 2016
          • Yes women do not sit outside on these sofas!

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            April 13, 2016
  16. You captured some unique images over there! Agree with the others, the couches outside just cracked me up!

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    April 12, 2016
    • Men stop near the freeway and everywhere really to have some tea and a little picnic haha but this was the funniest!

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      April 12, 2016
  17. Interesting pics Lynn!! The seating area is quite nice actually ๐Ÿ˜€

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    April 12, 2016
  18. The couch even match the sand!

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    April 12, 2016
  19. I found the first pic very interesting.. leaving one’s furniture outside in perfect setting haha ๐Ÿ˜€

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    April 13, 2016
  20. Interesting pictures. I love the old furniture used as seating on the street. Put an umbrella over it and a fence around it and start a business.

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    April 13, 2016
  21. I always enjoy your photos Lynn! How fascinating!

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    April 13, 2016
  22. Those are interesting photos! Are they real falcons? Wow!

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    April 13, 2016
  23. Really interesting pictures. I love the falcons and the souvenir shop. Is that your adorable daughter? The side walk seating group is creative. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    April 13, 2016
  24. The falcons, what? Need that story… Hmmm. Thank you, as always, for this interesting view into Saudi! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    April 13, 2016
  25. Pan #

    I honestly now think there’s a great cultural gap in male relationships in the U.S. and the Middle East.. Every man I’ve met or male group I’ve encountered here in the U.S. that was from anywhere in the Middle East, always are engaging in conversation, usually very animated conversation.. But here in the U.S., our guys talk but not usually holding sustained conversation for long periods.. Our culture raised the “big silent type” .. It’s less noticable now than years ago but I have a feeling that the Middle East leads in male bonding and socializing.. What do you think Lynz ?

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    April 13, 2016
  26. Beautiful furniture
    https://goo.gl/HwRP8n

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    August 12, 2016

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