How to celebrate a wedding, Jordanian style

The ‘Unfettered Camel’ provides a cultural tutorial on on ‘How to celebrate a wedding, Jordanian style‘ … here’s just a snip of it:

Jordanians like to celebrate in style, and their idea of a celebration in essence involves making a great deal of noise. The biggest celebration is, unsurprisingly, that of a wedding, and weddings involve a great deal of noisemaking, which comes in three forms: car horns, fireworks, and occasionally gunfire. On Friday, as I helped Waleed take the roof off his Jeep, we heard the distinct sound of gunshots. I wondered what that was about, and Waleed said it was probably just someone celebrating, probably a wedding (Getting married is one of the things Muslims are allowed to do on Fridays).

Of course, once you’re done reading the entire post over there, don’t forget to come back and read my earlier post entitled: Honeymooning Outside of the Box

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