Closing up shop

Maybe you have to rush off to prayers, or make a phone call, or perhaps answer a call of nature.  For whatever reason, if you have to leave your shop in the medina, just put a stick across the entrance. Apparently everyone knows what that means. And perhaps the other shopkeepers look out for you.put a stick across the entrance if you are closed

One response to “Closing up shop

  1. Interesting….I might have guessed the floors had just been washed.

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