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Untie your knots

We are going around the world overland and presently in Istanbul, waiting for our visa to China.

We have visited the bones of 10 apostles of Jesus and we plan to find St. 1,006 more words



A few days off from cycling.

We’d decided to stay at ‘Cordial House’ hostel, as it offered ‘bicycle parking’ – we thought maybe they were used to cycle tourists, those ending their trips in Istanbul or just passing through on their way to Asia and beyond. 872 more words

Adventure Cycle Touring

New Mosque: Welcome Al-Emaan Centre

Just to announce that – alhamdulillah – we have the keys to the new masjid, Al-Emaan Centre in Bromley (Croydon Road, Keston, BR2 8HF).

We have high aspirations. 49 more words


Breakfast at Istanbul's Spice Market

If the Grand Bazaar is Istanbul’s haven for shoppers, then the Spice Market is for the foodies. Also called the Egyptian Bazaar (or Mısır Çarşısı 889 more words


Kaaba Tiles (more questions than answers)

Ever since my recent visit to Istanbul, Kaaba tiles have been swirling around in my mind. I first discovered them during a trip to Turkey two years ago, when I thought that I’d get home and look them up on the magical interwebs and find information and images to sift through to my heart’s delight. 735 more words

Art History