Peculiar Tradition

6 Strange Traditions Practiced Around The World

Strange Traditions

If you spent your entire life travelling the globe, you’d probably never be able to bear witness to the thousands of different traditions practiced by varied cultures. As our world evolves and progresses, some customs die while new ones are born. Nations become more multicultural, and once isolated traditions may find themselves influenced by foreign stimuli. Still, there remains so ...

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Rich Kids of Dubai to show off their lifestyle


DUBAI is home to the world’s only seven-star hotel and shopping centre as well as an enormous gold market. So it’s the perfect playground for a bunch of spoilt brats for whom money is no object. The Rich Kids of Dubai dance on dollar bills, go through the McDonald’s drive thru in supercars and own pet cheetahs. A new Instagram account, which ...

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The Peculiar Traditions in Surma Tribe of Sudan and Ethiopia


The people of Surma tribe are found southern Sudan as well as southwestern Ethiopia. One thing one finds fascinating about them is their interesting physical features.  During teenage years, females undergo the lip stretching procedure which involves removing their lower teeth to accommodate a lip plate; the lip plate is increased in size yearly until it is an astounding size. ...

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The Peculiar Traditions in Massai Tribe of Kenya

Massai Tribe of Kenya

The Massai tribe is found in Kenya and Tanzania and two of their customs make them enter this list of strange African tribes. The first is their greeting, member of the tribes spit as a way of saying hello. While the English man would say hello, a Yoruba man prostrate, spitting is a way of greeting. Aside playing the role ...

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The Weird Customs & Traditions in Chewa Tribe of Malawi


The Chewa are a Bantu people of central and southern Africa and the largest ethnic group in Malawi. Internationally, the Chewa are mainly known for their masks and their secret societies, called Nyau, as well as their agricultural techniques. They however have a more interesting ritual that some people may find disturbing. It is the custom of the people that when a tribe member ...

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The Weird Customs & Traditions in Niger

The Wodaabe Tribe is a small subgroup of the Fulani ethnic group and can be found in the northern parts of Nigeria as well as northeastern Cameroon, southwestern Chad and the western region of the Central African Republic. The Wodaabe have a festival called the Gerewol Festival which calls for members of the tribe dancing at night. The dancing is ...

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Weird Customs And Traditions in Ethiopia

Traditions in Ethiopia

In the Ethiopian Hamer tribe, young boys are made to prove their manhood by running, jumping and landing on the back of a bull, before then attempting to run across the backs of several bulls and this is usually done in the nude. Interesting to note is that before this ritual takes place, female friends of the boy to undergo ...

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