Men wear long dresses made of light airy Kondura cotton and women - elegant dresses with long sleeves embroidered with gold and beads. Various head scarves are a mandatory attribute of the national dress. Women also wear special types of veil that cover their faces. These outfits are the result of not only religious differences, but also the desire to adapt to the local climate. Light cotton clothing is a good protection against heat.
The locals are very hospitable. In order not to hurt them, tourists should consider a few rules of behavior. In no case should travellers refuse an invitation to pay a visit to a house of a local inhabitant. Traditionally, guests are welcomed with a cup of coffee with cardamom. Drinking of not one, but two or three cups is considered a sign of good taste. Do not forget to thank hosts for their hospitality.
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