Mintaqat Makkah Warnings and Dangers

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Mintaqat Makkah Warnings and Dangers

  • Appropriate Clothing

    Jiddah Warnings and Dangers

    When in Saudi Arabia you should respect theyr culture and dresscodes. They appriciate it and it?s just plain polite when you go somewhere else to respect the rules there. Women have to cover up in an Abaya, it?s a black gown worn over clothes. Take a scarf to cover your hair aswell since it?s what they like you to do. In Jeddah they sometimes do...

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  • Traffic & Roads

    Jiddah Warnings and Dangers

    watch out for the traffic jam during the holy month of Ramadan. it's just beyond your imagination. all those who never leave their home get to leave it in ramadan! as the working day is shorter, starts late and finishes early, so all people leave almost at the same time, so you end up with a massive traffic jam. instead of spending a 15-minute...

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  • Weather

    Jiddah Warnings and Dangers

    We get a sand storm mainly twice a year,when the cool season ends(it`s not really winter)and once again when the summer ends. Here is a picture I got in my e.mail of a sand storm that happend in Jiddah in April 2005. looks scary! it lasted 15 minutes and it was washed away with rain drops,,,then the real heat began!!!

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  • Cultural Diffrences

    Jiddah Warnings and Dangers

    First of all it is very safe, but not for stupids. For males: do not act as if your culture is the best even if you belive that it is. For females generaly:'decencey is required' while shopping or walking in streets do not act as if you are 'the only expensive gift God gave males'.

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  • Public Photography

    Jiddah Warnings and Dangers

    Most public places prohibit photography,and also taking pictures of local people is something that will make them uncomfortable,you have NO idea how much hassel I go through to take these pictures I place here in VT. The picture below was taken on a Ramadan night right after Iftar(The first meal to break our fasting)....the streets are really...

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  • Electricity & services

    Jiddah Warnings and Dangers

    Although Jeddah is an astonishing city to live and work in, in some seasons, it can give you a hard time. When it rains, when suddenly electricity goes off for hours, or when storms blow things away. Jeddah has a poor drainage system. So it drowns when it rains although it's only one season in the whole year. Also, it doesn't have any alert system...

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