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Every year TVs are adorned with pictures of millions of Muslims going around the Kaaba – but what do you really know about the world's largest pilgrimage? And what goes on behind the scenes? Join @dats as he travels to Makkah.

Every year TVs are adorned with pictures of millions of Muslims going around the Kaaba – but what do you really know about the world's largest pilgrimage? And what goes on behind the scenes? Join @dats as he travels to Makkah.
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United Kingdom

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Every year TVs are adorned with pictures of millions of Muslims going around the Kaaba – but what do you really know about the world's largest pilgrimage? And what goes on behind the scenes? Join @dats as he travels to Makkah.

Twitter:

@dats

Language:

English


Episodes

#2: Stripping Down

8/22/2017
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Pilgrims are known to wear white clothes during Hajj. But ehram signifies much more than just the clothes you wear. Siraj talks about some of the other restrictions, as well as what he packed in his suitcase. Follow Siraj on Twitter @dats, and follow Travel Through the Earth on Instagram @travelthroughtheearth. Music from The Mind Orchestra, Ahmed Ali, and the Free Music Archive.

Duration: 00:16:08


#1: Preparing to Die

8/15/2017
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In this debut episode, Siraj talks about two key areas every pilgrim goes through when getting ready for Hajj: saving up, and changing the way you think about the world. People die every year on the pilgrimage, and you have to be ready. What's it like to write a will at 25? You'll hear from MJ Gulamhusein & Fatima Karim-Khaku. Follow Siraj on Twitter @dats, and you can find MJ @mjsitsdown. Get travel tips at www.travelthroughtheearth.com or follow us on Instagram @travelthroughtheearth....

Duration: 00:21:01


Preview: Let's Start From the Beginning

8/9/2017
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On The Pilgrimage, Siraj Datoo will speak to a variety of people about their experiences of travelling to Hajj – and he'll include his own thoughts and observations while in Saudi Arabia too. This preview acts as a brief introduction to the show. Intro music: Nomad by The Mind Orchestra

Duration: 00:02:44