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dr. Cafe Coffee on the al-Khobar corniche

The weather has been great recently in al-Khobar, on the Arabian Gulf, in eastern Saudi Arabia. The temperature has been in the mid-70s (around 25 Celsius) during the day, I would say, and the evenings have been considerably cooler. For the past few weekends I have taken my family to the corniche and we have enjoyed […]

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Picture framing in al-Khobar

I had been looking for a place to get pictures framed, and after about three weeks of asking around I finally found a picture frame shop last weekend. I found it unexpectedly when my wife and I visited a home furnishings fair in al-Khobar. We had been walking around the booths, searching for “something traditional” […]

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Lulu market during Ramadan

It is my first Ramadan in Saudi Arabia. Today is the fourth day since Ramadan started and this morning I went to Lulu market on the al-Khobar corniche to see what special foods are available. I was a little disappointed to find that apart from large packets of chocolates and other types of sweets, and […]

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Cappuccino at Sado Café

Yesterday morning I went to al-Rashid shopping mall in al-Khobar to pick up new eye glasses and look at the new Blackberry phones. Last weekend I went to the mall to see whether I could schedule an eye test and to also look at some new frames. I chose Barakat Optical, on the ground floor, […]

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