Tweet The five pillars of Islam differ slightly between the major sects, but can be basically summarized as: (1) profess monotheism and accept Muhammad as God’s messenger, (2) do the five prayers daily, (3) alms to the poor, (4) make the pilgrimage of the hajj, and the one that is relevant to this particular blog [...]
This was at dawn in Cappadocia, Turkey, which is simply a wonderful city. Very touristic, but a wonderful place to see. The scenery is dominated by some incredibly unique landscape. And the Turkish people are wonderful.
Tweet I’d better write this while its all still on my mind, because I’d prefer to just purge it as soon as possible. I’ve written before that all is not wine and roses when on the road this long – though many travel writers paint such an overwhelming positive picture about the glories, without ever [...]