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Old September 7th, 2009, 05:32 PM
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Default Re: Traditional practices...

I'll focus on Gulf countries since I was raised in Saudi Arabia, and I am sure PL and TE can provide us with great and valuable information about Egypt and Syria. In gulf countries, shisha or "moassel" is considered a new thing that was not popular 40 or 50 years ago. People of the Gulf states used to smoke something called "Gedo" and it is still popular in Bahrain and the Eastern part of Saudi Arabia, also most of "Gedo" smokers are old women. "Gedo" consists of three main parts, Clay base, wooden stem, and clay bowl. Here is a picture

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