Different Dress, Peshawar

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    by JohnniOmani Written Oct 13, 2006

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    Make no mistake about it, this city has to be the most conservative city I have ever experienced and I ve travelled to almost every Middle Eastern country. Female travellers should wear a headscarf (I highly recommend it) because not only are the women in this city covered up but they wear the Afghan style burkas making you feel as though you are in Afghanistan rather than Pakistan. Men shouldnt wear T shirts or shorts and the local gear is brilliant with trying to blend in with the local men especially when you walk around the bazaar. Overall, Peshawar is deeply deeply conservative and your dress should reflect the fact that you are a visitor in a deeply conservative society.

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