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Old June 22nd, 2009, 02:34 PM
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Oh, something like that happened to a teacher of mine years back in some African country, can't remember where. She is quite a large lady and I have always known her to dress fairly conservatively. Still someone offered cattle to own of her companions! Apparently she was travelling with a friend who was skinny and they offered less for the thin one! You've got to laugh sometimes, but yes, I guess it makes sense to try to respect the local culture, although I'm a fairly liberal person and I would have trouble having to dress in black from head to toe in a hot country but then again, I tend to use destinations where the culture shock wouldn't be so great.
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