This story appears in the February issue of National Geographic magazine.
Now we left Sami to stash the car alongside the other husbands and chauffeurs while Noof led me briskly to the abaya wing, where seven shops stood side by side, a plate-glass-fronted lineup of fluttering, shimmering shades of black.
And the famous prohibition against women drivers?
No problem, as long as you were behaving correctly.
Description: By Jason Lemon Editor. There are women who might consider such a job but are overruled by their parents, or their husbands, or worried relatives saying, no, not you; other Muslim countries may permit such a thing, but in Saudi Arabia this is not what decent women do.