Ramadhan Scene in Beijing

Nearly 17 hours. This is how long Muslims in Beijing have to fast daily during this holy month of Ramadhan.

Because the fasting month is in the summer, when the days are longer, the Muslims start fasting as early as 3.09am and only break fast around 7.45pm. This is almost three hours longer than in most places.

Photo by Siti Rahmanah Mat Daud on Unsplash

“I usually just take a simple meal for sahur or finish the leftovers from buka