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A day that epitomises why I travel.

TURKEY | Tue, 17 Feb 2015 | By homeless_harry | Views [556] | Comments [1]

Judging Istabul by Istiklal street is like going to the Taj Mahal and judging it by the garden out the front. I may have been a bit too premature with my praise for Istanbul, literally, but after a couple of days in Sultanahment, I don't think my approbation ... Read more >

Tags: istanbul, lost, mosque, shopping

The Colors of Life: Morocco

MOROCCO | Fri, 28 Jun 2013 | By lina | Views [608]

It was first days of August when we reached Morocco with the car from Portugal. A week left until Ramadan - a special month of the year for all the  the Muslims in the world, a time for devotion to God and self-control. 

Tags: casablanca, morocco, mosque, mosque, ramadan

Photos: Life After the Taliban

AFGHANISTAN | Thu, 20 Dec 2012 | By modernnomadphotography | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

In October of 2001 the Taliban regime succumbed to the American-led invasion of Afghanistan following the attacks of September 11 of 2001. This turn of events put an end to a brutal regime that had been in power in Afghanistan for over 5 years and during ... Read more >
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Tags: afghanistan, donkey, hat, mosque, qaracul, sheep, slum, taliban, tank, war

Alor Setar

MALAYSIA | Wed, 2 May 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [1178]

Alor Setar in the northern state of Kedah. The place sounded marginally more interesting than Ipoh and I figure I might as well have a look while in the country. At least I can claim to have done a full tour of the peninsular. The place is easy enough ... Read more >

Tags: alor setar, kedah, malaysia, mosque

Lakemba Mosque Children

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 21 Oct 2011 | By timothylorkovic | Views [421]

I went to the 2011 Lakemba Mosque open day to cover the event for a university assignment. It was also out of personal curiosity, for while I've known Muslims all my life, I'd never visited a mosque before. What I found was a friendly, ... Read more >

Tags: australia, children, coffin, jumping castle, lakemba, mosque, muslim, nsw, prayer

Photos: Lakemba Mosque Children

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 16 Oct 2011 | By timothylorkovic | Photo Gallery

Children at the 2011 Lakemba Mosque open day.
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Tags: australia, children, lakemba, mosque, muslim, prayers

Churches, synagogues and mosques

EGYPT | Tue, 29 Jun 2010 | By drmitch | Views [718]

We arrived at the hotel around half 6 and the girls all passed out in our day-use room, while I fought sleep with a book. Later that morning we met our new guide, Hent, who showed us around Islamic Cairo, Christian Coptic Cairo and the Khan al-Khalili ... Read more >

Tags: bazaare, church, coptic cairo, mosque

Dichotomy on Lombok

INDONESIA | Mon, 14 Jul 2008 | By simon_monk | Views [1219]

4am. Dark. Even the cocks are asleep. "Yohawaaaw. Awwwwwwwaaaaaahhhhhhhhh. Yohawaaaw. Awwwwwwwaaaaaahhhhhhhhh." The wailing call to prayer goes on and on and on. We have two enduring memories from Lombok of many years ago:... Read more >

Tags: adhan, lombok, mosque, sleep deprevation, wailing


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