Travelogue: Umrah 2015: Part 9 – Ziyaraat in Makkah

One day during our stay in Makah, we went to visit Mina, Muzdalfa and Arafat with family friends. We left soon after Fajr, so that we could return to our hotel in time for the Zuhr prayer. Our first stop was Mina. We saw the Jamarat. There are 3 pillars that are stoned by all … Continue reading Travelogue: Umrah 2015: Part 9 – Ziyaraat in Makkah

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Travelogue: Umrah 2015 – Part 8: Exploring Haram

Despite all the construction going on and most part of the mosque being closed, there was always something to be discovered. Over the time period of 9 days we stayed there, we saw quite a lot of things; some interesting, some a bit disturbing. We used to enter Haram from the gate between the Clock … Continue reading Travelogue: Umrah 2015 – Part 8: Exploring Haram