Buying My Burka (or Abaya)

I leave for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Sunday and need a burka.  Or abaya.  Burka’s cover everything. Abaya’s cover just the body. Hijabs cover the head, but my friend’s already lent me her supply including one with glittery gold and one with leopard print. Turns out buying an abaya’s more challenging than you would think—especially if you wait until your visa’s approved because you don’t want an extra abaya lying around the house unused. Last week Scott reminded … [Read more...]