The Frankincense Trail

An interesting show by BBC Two Programmes:

Kate Humble makes an epic two thousand mile journey across the Middle East, following the ancient frankincense trade route of Arabia which first connected the Arab world with the West.

You can watch the show on Youtube, broken down into 7 parts. In video 4, she was brought to a unique place in Jeddah to hear the call of prayer – a top a building that has 36 mosques within a square kilometer. All the muezzins were reciting the call of prayer simultaneously, in real-time. She was completely overwhelmed and moved to tears. Continue reading