On June 6, 2006 I set out to re-create the journey of Mohammed Ibn Battuta. I managed to follow him from Algiers through North Africa and the Middle East - with the exception of Iraq and Gaza - and East Africa as well as West Africa and Central Asia to the border of Afghanistan.
The journey is at an end for now - not permanently perhaps but it is on indefinite hiatus! Poor old Ibn B would be shocked if he could see what has become of the Islamic World these days - it will recover of course, but it will take time.
I am off on another adventure - the Great American Road Trip - and no longer solo. I will be blogging at;