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Backpacking in Hebron: H1 Palestinian Side

I grew up on the streets of Northern Ireland back in the 1980s, which means that cultural, political, religious and geographical divides have always been a part of my life. Whether I’ve wanted them to be or not. As my travel lifestyle has developed over time, I have become much more intrigued by the parts Read more about Backpacking in Hebron: H1 Palestinian Side[…]

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Visiting the Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

The Muslim state of Brunei Darussalam is, unsurprisingly full of Mosques. You might have read how I visited the Jame Asr Hassanail Mosque in the suburbs of Bandar Seri Begawan. It is a spectacular mosque. However, while staying in the city centre of Bandar Seri Begawan, the other main mosque in the city just had Read more about Visiting the Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam[…]

Synagogue and Mosque side by side in Paramaribo Suriname

A Muslim Mosque Beside a Jewish Synagogue in Paramaribo, Suriname

When I made it to Suriname in 2011 (after some visa issues in Caracas!!), I totally loved the capital city there – Paramaribo! I explored a lot of the city itself, taking in a top 15 sights and was very very surprised to note that a Muslim Mosque sits right beside a Jewish Synagogue!! I’m Read more about A Muslim Mosque Beside a Jewish Synagogue in Paramaribo, Suriname[…]

Biggest mosque in Brunei Jame Asr Hassanil Bolkiah

Visiting the Jame Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

When you’re travelling through Muslim states, visiting Mosques will inevitably be on your agenda and it becomes part of the travel lifestyle. You can’t avoid them – they spring up everywhere. They are also works of art worth getting up close to and checking out. I saw countless Mosques in Brunei Darussalam but two main Read more about Visiting the Jame Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam[…]

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