You’ll be picked up from Wiley Park or Lakemba and taken in my 8 seater people mover into the heart of RAMADAN IN LAKEMBA. 1st we’ll take a quick tour of the multicultural street stalls that offer traditional LEBANESE, middle Eastern, African, Afghan, Pakistan, Asian foods during Ramadan. 2nd we’ll sit down for dinner at one of Lakembas finest LEBANESE restaurants where we’ll talk about the cultures and practices of the Muslims during Ramadan to get a inside feel for how Ramadan is celebrated. 3rd we’ll go to Lakemba mosque and check it out. Women May need a headscarf (you can buy one in Lakemba from a selection of stores) if you wish to go inside with the ladies or you can explore from the outside if you’d prefer but I highly recommend women go in (and mingle) to get the full experience. Men can come with me Inside to mingle in the men’s section and check it out. We’ll do woodu (routine wash not mandatory but highly advised to get the full feel of the experience ) In the wash rooms. 4/ we’ll go back into Lakemba and float through stalls for your shopping and eating of traditional deserts, food , fresh juices, traditional teas and coffee and hot drinks etc, 5/ I’ll drive U
I’m local and home grown in Lakemba amongst diverse multicultural communities, I offer an explanatory expedition through the renowned but infamous Lakemba during Ramadan. My drive comes from the passion of helping people communicating through the street stalls and ensuring utmost safety to make people comfortable to come enjoy Lakemba next time on their own.
Dinner will be a set Mezza of traditional Lebanese grills, salads, dips and pickles. There’s vegetarian dishes in the Mezza…
After dinner and before the mosque we’ll stop into a traditional tea shop and have a pot of Moroccan mint tea.
We’ll be travelling in a comfortable people mover.
Ladies will be taken to a traditional clothing shop where they can buy their own unique hijab.( head scarf). It’s not an…
You’ll be picked up and taken to explore the street stalls in Haldon st Lakemba then we’ll have dinner, then go to the mosque(optional) for a quick check it out inside and back to street stalls for more food, deserts and hot drinks. Then I’ll take you back to the train station or your car - whichever you came by. .
Jackets and scarfs because it’s cold. Ladies can bring a head scarf too.
Please no alcohol or drugs, dress for winter cold nights, be prepared to take your shoes off if you decide to go inside the mosque. Open minded and respectful conversations only.
Lakemba Ramadan food festival