Wednesday, 11 May 2016

A stitch in time

If you're in New Zealand and your money belt suddenly falls apart, almost making you lose your passport (ahem, Kathmandu!), you go to the shop and buy another. In Oman you walk 20m to the nearest tailor, who studies it carefully and half an hour later has repaired it so perfectly you wonder if it was ever broken at all. The bill: 0.5 rial (about $2).

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