In Tripoli, Libya most people buy their food from large supermarkets such as the Almahary centre or from a cooperative. They usually do their food shopping once or twice a week. They always eat at home, they seldom eat out at restaurants.
Libyan children always have a summer holiday from the end of May to the beginning of September. Adults usually have one month holiday a year. Libyan people seldom have holidays in another country but may go to the sea.
In Libya, children sometimes go to nursery school at the age of 3 - 5 years and then they go to elementary school until they are 15 or 16. They can go to high school until they are 18, after that they may go to a university or institute.
People in Libya usually walk to school or work. Many people travel by car or take a bus. Libyan people drive on the right.
Most Libyan people watch five to six hours of TV every night. They rarely go to the cinema. A lots of people enjoy shopping or playing on the computer.
Football is the most popular sport in Libya. A lot of people go to sports centres where they can exercise in the gym or they exercise at the horse track.
Libyan people like animals. They sometimes have a pet; dogs, cats, fish and birds are very popular.
Shops in Libya usually open at 9:00 am and close at lunchtime, at 2:30. They open again after lunch until 11 of 12 pm, all week. But on Friday they are closed in the morning and open in the afternoon. Libya has outside markets on certain days such as the Friday market.
Hayat Ali Askar