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Eid al-Adha in Peshawar, Pakistan

It is the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha this week, which marks Abraham/Ibrahim’s intention to slaughter his first born son Ishmael as a sacrifice to God, before God decided that this rather defeated the point of having given Abraham a … Continue reading

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Travels and Maps – Cairo to Kathmandu

It’s almost impossible to imagine travelling through countries like Iran, the Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan, parts of Eastern Turkey, Syria and even parts of Egypt today. However, the mid 90s saw a brief hiatus in political unrest and hostilities … Continue reading

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