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I passed through Jeddah yesterday.  This was my view from the hotel room.  In fact all I saw of Jeddah was this beautiful sunset.

Sometime last summer I started a book and it found its way into a briefcase of mine. I only found it again two weeks ago, and finally finished reading it on the flight yesterday.  The last chapter of Eats Shoots and Leaves by Lynn Truss is about the hyphen, and how it’s becoming extinct.  I should therefore point out that the title of this post is Red-Sea Sun-set; not Red Sea-Sun-set.  

Good book if you haven’t read it – it’s light despite the heavy subject.


    • Jonyboy
    • Posted 24 March 2009 at 11:52 am
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    Without any doubt…yet again another great picture, Bu-Yousef.

    Maan….you must be really loving this.

    Infact, ur pictures are making me want to start a hobby called…..Photography.

  1. Beautiful shot!

  2. beautiful! esp the tiny orange orb in the serene shimmering grey ‘foreground’! 🙂

  3. Wow! I miss Jeddah. Beautiful shot. After Truss, read David Crystal’s How Language pundits ate, shot and left.

  4. Wow, nice shot ! nice range of colors in this frame

  5. — JonyBoy
    Thank you. I always enjoy photography. Glad to hear you’re starting 🙂

    — Marzouq
    Thank you.

    — onlooker
    Thank you. A much nicer description than mine 🙂

    — Khadija
    Thank you. Interesting reviews on David Crystal’s book. I think I will read it.

    — Mathai
    Thank you… A true photographer’s eye. The colour range is what made me want to take this shot.

  6. If you like that book, try this one too: !

  7. — Abid
    That looks AWFUL!!
    Can’t wait to read it 🙂

  8. Oh, WOW. Gorgeous! It’s the cloud action in the sky as well as the range of color – WOW.

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