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Najran, Saudi Arabia 2014

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Najran is an enchanting place in southern Saudi Arabia near the Yemen border. With landscapes as varied as rocky mountains to fertile farmland to golden deserts, Najran is loaded with fascinating history, friendly people, and distinctive architecture. Come along with Susie of Arabia as she takes you on a magic carpet ride to Najran, Saudi Arabia.

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Najran, Saudi Arabia 2014

  1. 1. NAJRAN SAUDI ARABIA
  2. 2. Najran is in southern Saudi Arabia Near the Yemen border
  3. 3. Proud, Regal Dagger Salesman
  4. 4. Enchanting Najran
  5. 5. Young Camels
  6. 6. Desert Camp
  7. 7. Najran Landscape Farming and Mountains
  8. 8. Umm Mohammed A Gracious Hostess of Najran
  9. 9. Distinct Architecture of Najran Mud Houses Topped with “Bride’s Lace”
  10. 10. Racing Camels in Training
  11. 11. Okhdood Archaeological Site Ancient Hieroglyphics
  12. 12. Scenic Najran Fertile Farmland
  13. 13. Nejrani Father And His Daughter with hennaed arm
  14. 14. Distinct Architectural Features
  15. 15. Curious Camels
  16. 16. Najran Produces Dates
  17. 17. Najran: A Land of Enchantment
  18. 18. Shopkeepers at the Souq
  19. 19. Palm Trees and Mud Houses
  20. 20. Local Boy Tends to Camels
  21. 21. Interior Entryway to an inhabited Mud Home
  22. 22. Old Castle on Mountain Top It’s a rough climb up to the top!
  23. 23. Local Najrani Boys
  24. 24. Spectacular Visions
  25. 25. Camel Profile
  26. 26. Lush Farmland
  27. 27. Ahmed
  28. 28. Historical Emara Palace
  29. 29. Old Carved Door
  30. 30. Camel Stud Frothing at the Mouth
  31. 31. Training Racing Camels in the Desert
  32. 32. Headed for the Dagger Souq
  33. 33. Smiling at the Date Souq
  34. 34. Saudi Native Dress Khanjar - Curved Arab Daggers
  35. 35. Camels in Training
  36. 36. Wood Window Shutters
  37. 37. Date Souq
  38. 38. Historical Emara Palace Built in about 1943
  39. 39. Baby Camel Nursing
  40. 40. Desert Camp Fire
  41. 41. Sand and Sun Rays
  42. 42. Men of the Dagger Souq
  43. 43. Hitchin’ a Ride
  44. 44. Saudi Man with his Khanjar (dagger)
  45. 45. Saudi Handmade Baskets
  46. 46. Najran Landscape
  47. 47. Distinct Details of Najran Architecture
  48. 48. Sheepskin Water Jugs
  49. 49. Al-Okhdood Archaeological Site A somber place … The story of the people of Al-Okhdood is mentioned in the chapter “Buruj” of the Holy Qur’an, which refers to a Jewish Himyarite king burning alive thousands of his citizens for converting to Christianity.
  50. 50. Salesman at Dagger Souq
  51. 51. White Camel
  52. 52. Bedouin Tribal Style
  53. 53. Pretty Najran Landscape
  54. 54. At the Dagger Souq
  55. 55. Young Saudi Boys at Small Neighborhood Mosque
  56. 56. Racing Camels in Training
  57. 57. Slaughter House
  58. 58. Typical Najran Architectural Style Buildings made of mud and straw
  59. 59. Boys of Najran
  60. 60. Restaurant Door * Lined with Palm Trees Split in Half
  61. 61. Men at Date Souq Many men in Najran carry khanjar daggers
  62. 62. Najran Style * Restaurant Interior
  63. 63. Old Style Housewares
  64. 64. Najran Waterfall Attraction
  65. 65. Al-Okhdood Heiroglyphics
  66. 66. A Picturesque Place
  67. 67. Thanks for watching! SUSIE of ARABIA

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