Culture: Things that Westerners Notice and Appreciate in Saudi Arabia
Here are some photos of a the venerable fishing village on the outskirts of Al-Wedjh where we have an English training project for the Ministry of the Interior. Enjoy the simple beauty in these antiquated structures.
Did you know.....
If you buy a baby camel and put it in your land cruiser, the mother will chase you and will remember you for many years by your smell.
There are three colors of camels in Saudi: white, Brown, and Beige
These bottle of rose water made in Ta'if take years of processing before they are ready to be put on the shelf. Saudi's understand that good things take time.
Saudis trickle diesel around their desert tents to keep scorpions and snakes away.
If you want original white desert truffles you should go to Hafr Al-Batin market in the rainy season. But be careful because some market traders bring in brown coloured truffles (fagga) from the Maghreb and they sprinkle sand over them to make people think they are local fagga. But they are not white enough. They are not true local white colour 'zubaidi' fagga.