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12 Fascinating Books About Japan To Help You Understand Japanese Society – iPhone Photography Article

12 Fascinating Books About Japan To Help You Understand Japanese Society If you are travelling to Japan, moving to Japan, learning Japanese, or just interested in Japan, there are loads of books to fuel your curiosity. Japanese society is unique and remarkable in many ways, and there are layers of meaning and understanding that outsiders don’t always understand. Here are 12 fascinating books about Japan to help you better understand Japanese society. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. This means,…

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That Fabulous Fox Theater | Tim’s Reflection Connection – iPhone Photography Article

Everyone knows how I love the interior of the Fox Theater. However, they keep the theater so dark taking pictures with a cell phone is virtually impossible! Additionally, when you first come into the theater, while your eyes are adjusting to the darkness, seeing is all but impossible! I all but trampled a very short woman in line at the concession stand because I didn’t see her at all in her black dress! And getting up and down the non-standard…

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SUSIE of ARABIA: Yanbu Flower Festival 2018 – Photobook Photography Article

SUSIE of ARABIA: Yanbu Flower Festival 2018 The 12th annual Yanbu Flowers and Gardens Festival is a spectacular event going on now through March 25th.  It is open daily from 4-11pm.  It’s also open in the mornings to just walk around the gardens and pools, but the vendors are not there during the day.  Over the past three consecutive years that I have gone, it has just gotten bigger and better with each year.  The event is extremely well organized,…

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A Peek Inside a Saudi Wedding – Photobook Photography Article

A Peek Inside a Saudi Wedding In December I attended a family wedding at the brand new Hotel Galleria by Elaf in Jeddah.  The lobby is quite elegant and it’s several stories tall. It has a grand European ambience.  The exterior of the hotel is spectacular. We arrived after dark though, so I don’t have any exterior shots, but you can see some HERE.  Traditionally, Saudi weddings are notorious for starting very late in the evening and lasting until the wee hours…

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2017 Yanbu Flower Festival Coming Soon – Photobook Photography Article

2017 Yanbu Flower Festival Coming Soon Last year I attended the annual Yanbu Flowers and Gardens Festival, which is a spectacular display of colorful flowers and plants in the city of Yanbu. This year’s festival will be held March 14th through April 7th, 2017.  There is no charge for admission. Here in Saudi Arabia, one of my pet peeves is that it is difficult to find out about events before they happen. I believe the reason for this lack of…

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