9 things you simply cannot do in various parts of the world

2014-03-14 08:57
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Cape Town -  Imagine if something as simple, and thoughtless as picking your nose, could land you in jail in a particular country?

Well, this is the reality in Israel.

Take a look at these 9 things you simply cannot do in certain countries.

Although most of these acts are ridiculous, they could land you in jail.

1.    In Thailand it is illegal to leave your house without underwear on.

2.    In Italy, anyone considered “obese” is forbidden from wearing polyester.

3.    In Victoria, Australia, you need a licensed electrician to change a lightbulb.

4.   In Canada, stores are not legally required to accept coins.

5.    In Portugal it’s against the law to pee in the ocean.

6.   In Capri, Italy, it is illegal to wear “excessively loud footwear”. Several tourists have been arrested because of their flip flops.

7.    In Israel you could be prosecuted for picking your nose on a Sunday.

8.     Public displays of affection are illegal in the United Arab Emirates.

9.    In Barbados, it is illegal to wear any camouflage clothing.

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