Tag: Travel

  • The Last Frontier – A Sufi Journey

    The Last Frontier – A Sufi Journey

    The Last Frontier – A Sufi Journey by Reshad Feild If thou wilt be observant and vigilant, thou wilt see at every moment the response to thy action. Be observant if thou wouldst have a pure heart, for something is born to thee in consequence of every action.– Mevlana Jelalu’ddin Rumi Like a lot of […]

  • The Bitter Feeling about Timeless Places

    One of the qualities about something being ‘timeless’ is that it is slightly bitter – so says Christopher Alexander in his book, ‘The Timeless Way of Building’. I wondered what he meant by that – I found it peculiar especially since many of the other qualities seemed understandable (alive, comfortable, free, exact, etc). But I […]

  • Journeys to the Ends of the Earth – Trading in East Africa

    Journeys to the Ends of the Earth – Trading in East Africa

    In a delightful episode of this series (Journeys to the End of the Earth), the photographer, David Adams, joins a crew of dhow sailors as they sail along the East African coast trading from port to port. They have no compass nor maps to rely on, and sail without motor and electricity – just using […]