Posts Tagged ‘History’

Everything About The Medwakh

The history of pipe smoking dates back to roughly 2000BCE. Archeologists uncovered long pipes in Egyptian tombs along side mummies of the pharaohs and the elite class of the time. It is presumed that these individuals were buried with pipes so they could enjoy smoking in the afterlife. Other ancient cultures that enjoyed smoking recreationally…

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The Economic Importance of Dokha Tobacco in Eastern Arabia Before Oil

The Arabian Peninsula has always been a harsh and turbulent place for life and the people whom have inhabitated it’s rugged desert landscape. With very few resources and little water, the tribal communities that have called this place home for millennia have always had to be creative their efforts to carve out a living. Although…

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The History of Dokha

The history of dokha begins with traditional Native American tobacco. These ultra-intense strains of wild North American tobacco were introduced to the old world by the European travelers and explorers. This tobacco advanced toward North Africa and spread east to Egypt, the Levant, and at last to down to the Arabian Peninsula. These one of…

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