Tag: Saudi Arabia

Year end hike to AL Shifa

A lot of good and not so good things happened in year 2017,..live at the moment, enjoy day by day, count the blessings. See the little things around, appreciate the beauty of nature and embrace the changes. Easy to say yeah? But hey! 2017 is almost over and we’re still here, isn’t that wonderful? Hence,

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Mountain Bikers of Jeddah

Friday Sept 22, 2017 – Jeddah KSA I woke up at 5 in the morning to watch the race of mountain bikers in Jeddah. This is my first time to be in this place. I was determined to take photos of bikers, I thought for a while it is all Filipino cyclist but there are

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Four days Road Trip – in search of Mt. Sinai – the finale- Maqna (Well of Moses)

Day 4 -Monday Sept. 4,2017 From Jeddah to AL Ula (Madain Saleh) to Tabuk, a long four days road trip, 3 hotels, adobo, al baik, lamb mandi to pizza and ice cream, that was awesome! Maqna or Magna is located in Tabuk province. It was known that “Bir Al Saidni” is the well from which

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Four days road trip – in search of Mt. Sinai ( Part 3) Jabal Al Lawz and Gulf of Aqaba

DAY 3 Sunday Sept. 3, 2017 I guess the photo says it all ๐Ÿ™‚ ย are we going ahead with this trip? hahahaha Who can say no to madame Rhea! clap your hand and raise your feet ๐Ÿ™‚ o la la … Along the way, we have seen a lot of beautiful sceneries that no photos

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Four days road trip – in search of Mt. Sinai – Part 2 The Elephant Rock

DAY 2 Saturday Sept. 2, 2017 I can’t say it was a good night sleep but we woke up early to have a sunrise view at the elephant rock. This photo was taken after a car driven by crazy “young adult” circled around , I guess they were showing off and created a big sand

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Four Days Road Trip – in search of Mt. Sinai – Part 1

Seriously? Yep Four days! I don’t know how we were able to… but here we are alive and kicking ๐Ÿ™‚ ย My friend Rhea came from a two months holiday and a day after they arrived, we joined another groups of family to a road trip which we thought will just be an overnight thing, like

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Serenata – simplicity at its best!

” nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed to be simple is to be great” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Indeed! The Serenata annual benefit concert last Saturday ,March 18,2017 was so simple in terms of the costumes and frills but the performance was superb and its charitable cause made the concert great! This was their

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The Amazing Flower Festival 2017-Yanbu, Saudi Arabia

Yanbu flower and garden festival started March 14 and will ends on April 7, 2017. We visited year 2015 and we had a chance to visit again last Friday, March 17,2017. There were a lot of visitors and I think it would be better to come as early as 4 pm to appreciate the flowers.

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Al baha road trip (part 2)

Al baha is a region in Saudi Arabia nestled between Mecca and Al abha. It is known as the region of 1001 towers,though we have seen several towers, which usually at the top of the mountain, mostly are not protected and inhabited either completely gone or partially ruined.   On our way back home, we

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