Saudi Arabia Dos and Don'ts

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Riyadh, Riyadh and the Najd, Saudi Arabia
Once you've acquired a working knowledge of the local culture and practiced them (not letting your wife drive, she must wear a black robe, certain words and/or christian emblems can't be worn etc.) the first place or places I'd recommend visiting are the Schwarma stands. They're usually found around malls, stores, and anywhere else people congregate. They don't sell pork, of course, but rack of lamb mostly, and sometimes chicken or beef. They're spit often carries a fresh marinated rack of lamb and they offer the meal on a wrap with various condiments, including french fries, pickles and tomatoes. In my opinion, one of the best foods ever!
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Riyadh, Riyadh and the Najd, Saudi Arabia
Wear the burka. Thats all.
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Ad Dammam, Eastern Province, Najran, and the Empty Quarter, Saudi Arabia
If you're coming to settle down, the think hard. Women must be accompanied by men if they are going anywhere. There's no booze allowed here. Don't even try to sneak drinks past customs. There's no entertainment that is encouraged here. Cinema's are out. Only entertainment is watching the public executions that happen once in a while. Ladies must bring a Burkha or if not, atleast a modest scarf. Ladies should not consider any revealing clothing! Saudi drivers are one of the most rashest drivers in the world, so watch out. It's also normal to be stopped on highways for checking. The police don't normally bother Indians a lot.
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Aba as Su'ud, Saudi Arabia
Guys,here in Najran even there are absolute jabal and dessert,still u can lookup for some interesting parts of this city,u can go to AL-balad to do some shoppings like the Arab daggers and scimitars in a row of an old souk(market),then adjacently there are some desert water pouch sellers,which are locally handmade,and best part is the water inside is as cold as u put in the fridge!Fresh i would say so,with so skin smell at all!
AND the style of buying is very straightforward and harsh....so be careful when you ought to buy smtg here.....get yourself not to be overcharge!!!! Still the trick is get some locals to do the talk if you want to get them cheaper!!!! But for me it was a worthwhile dealing with the traders here,get urself some trading challenges!!!! Make it or break it style,be bold guys!!!
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Aba as Su'ud, Saudi Arabia
Ok still in Nejran guys, if theres any chance u would like to go to the dam ,U can go if you really wanna see a dam with total desert and I dunno why the build the Dam or in Arab the called it SAT....Then try to go to the archaeological site at UKHDUD museum on weekdays except FRIDAYS which only meant for couples and families.Couples here means legally married couple coz the officers will look at ur papers before enter....And when u asked the taxi driver to go there,bring extra money or they will leave you dry!!!! hahahaha! Remember these taxis not actually taxis u always know but only ordinary car drivers that will take u wherever u wanna go n dont be surprise if the driver is as young as your 13 years old brother!!!!!!!!!
Here it is a norm,I even saw this boy maybe around 12 got caught by police and still he still calmly playing text with his phone!!!!
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