When communicating with the local residents tourists should not be aggressive. They need to be friendly and quite restrained. It also is not recommended to photograph the local people without their permission, as well as to try to enter someone’s home without invitation. If the local people do not feel any threat or aggression from the side of foreigners, they will behave in a very friendly and open manner.
When it comes to clothes, there are no strict rules here. Classic and casual styles of clothes are very appropriate, but tourists shouldn’t wear khaki colored clothes. Wearing accessories, clothes and shoes in military style is simply not accepted here. Even children are not allowed to wear such outfits. Residents of the city usually prefer European style of clothes, but people in small tribal villages located in the outskirts of the city can wear national costumes and very specific headgear.
In no case should travellers express their surprise and discuss national costumes in public. This can become the reason for offence. The locals are quite sociable and are always happy to share the latest news with visitors and tell them about the art of local crafts. However, when dealing with the indigenous people travellers should certain avoid some "taboos".
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