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The modern life

My niece took these photos last summer when she visited Riyadh. Things have changed so much since we arrived there in 1993. Over the 16 years that we lived there it turned into a modern city offering designer shops, cuisine from various European countries and yet women still faced the same dilemmas and obstacles and that remained unchanged. 

Saudi security forces shoot down toy drone near Riyadh's royal palace

 RIYADH, April 21 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabian security forces said they had shot down a recreational drone in the capital Riyadh on Saturday after online videos showed gunfire in the neighborhood where royal palaces are located, sparking fears of political unrest. 250 more words


Being a tourist in Saudi Arabia

I was always interested in the less usual destinations and Saudi was definitely high on my list, especially before the situation changes too much and the country becomes the new tourist destination. 1,448 more words


A modern life

My niece sent me these pictures from a visit to Riyadh. Things have changed in the past 9 years as you would expect. When we first arrived to Saudi in 1993 there were no fancy malls and not much fast food. 57 more words

Saudi King Receives President of Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue


Saudi King Receives President of Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue

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The rise of the entertainment industry in Saudi Arabia

It is time to celebrate progress!! The ultraconservative kingdom of Saudi Arabia is opening for the first time in more than 35 years public cinema! This major event is taking place in Riyadh in less than 4 days and the theater will not be segregated by gender as most of the public spaces in Riyadh.

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The Journey Begins: Welcome to Exploring Saudi Arabia (The Blog)

Thanks for joining me!

Exploring Saudi Arabia is a photo journal of life in the mysterious Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.

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