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If you are young & have plan to visit makkah,
Please visit this place, the feeling is so amazing,
try to visit after maghreb ,there will be no much crowd.
I don't know from where the fragrance come there .
You guessed correctly that it is Africa. It is Dar es Salam in Tanzania.
Just incorrect with the times. Just had six hours to each salah and the salah times will look [I]normal It's basically Swahili time which consists of 12 hours in a day and not 24.
A more detailed explanation is provided below:
'When I heard that there was something called Swahili time, I figured it was something akin to culturally accepted tardiness, such as being “fashionably late” in America. Swahili time is actually a completely different way of reading the clock. Since the country is located so close to the equator (Dar es Salaam’s latitude is mere degrees south of the equator… Chicago is 44 degrees north), there is just about equivalent amounts of daylight and darkness year round. The sun typically rises around 6 AM and sets around 6 PM. Therefore, a Tanzanian tells time by counting the twelve hours of light and the twelve hours of darkness.
The first hour of light (what should be 7 AM) is called one o’clock (“saa moja” where moja = one in Swahili). The fifth hour of light (11 AM) is called 5 o’clock (“saa tano” where tano = five in Swahili). The first hour of darkness (7 PM) is also called one o’clock. You get the idea? Follow my Tuesday in pictures to see if you understand the time system. Honestly, it was definitely an odd adjustment to make at the beginning. It would be easier in a sense if they set their clocks to coincide with the words coming out of their mouths, but all the clocks are set on Western time, yet read aloud in Swahili time in Swahili. That means that I’ll look at a clock which clearly has the hour hand pointed at the 8 and the minute hand pointed at the 12, but when a Tanzanian reads that, he or she will say that it is 2 o’clock instead of 8 o’clock.'
This cannot be undone and I am sure it will be greatly appreciated.
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