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Do they not travel through the land, so that their hearts may thus learn wisdom and their ears may thus learn to hear?

The return of the ragged Hajji

21 December 2006: It is our forth day in Medina in the warming heat of Arabia according to our own grand master plan. Shortly we will depart for Mecca and the wondrous House. Planned months in advance and carefully financed—ihram … Continue reading

31. January 2007 by Timothy Bowes
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Hajj Bandits

In days of old the tribulations faced by the pilgrim on his journey to Mecca included the assault of ravaging bandits determined to make quick profits by pillaging the winding desert caravans. In our own age, say some, the road … Continue reading

15. January 2007 by Timothy Bowes
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