Summary Å Travels with a Tangerine A Journey in the Footnotes of Ibn Battutah

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Travels with a Tangerine A Journey in the Footnotes of Ibn BattutahLlow in the peripatetic Moroccan’s footsteps Traversing Egyptian deserts and remote islands in the Arabian Sea visiting castles in Syria and innumerable souks in medieval Islam’s great cities Mackintosh Smith sought clues to Ibn Battutah’s life and times encountering the ghost of “IB” in everything from place names in Tangier alone a hotel street airport and ferry bear IB’s name to dietary staples to an Arabic online dating service and introdu. I haven't finishe

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Cing us to a world of unimaginable wonders By necessity Mackintosh Smith’s journey may have cut some corners “I only wish I had the odd thirty years to spare and Ibn Battutah’s enviable knack of extracting large amounts of cash robes and slaves from compliant rulers” But in this wry evocative and uniuely engaging travelogue he spares no effort in giving readers an unforgettable glimpse into both the present day and fourteenth century Islamic worlds. great travel book

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Summary Å Travels with a Tangerine A Journey in the Footnotes of Ibn Battutah ß In 1325 the great Arab traveler Ibn Battutah set out from his native Tangier in North Africa on pilgrimage to Mecca By the time he returned nearly thirty years later he had seen most of the known world covering three times thIn 1325 the great Arab traveler Ibn Battutah set out from his native Tangier in North Africa on pilgrimage to Mecca By the time he returned nearly thirty years later he had seen most of the known world covering three times the distance allegedly traveled by the great Venetian explorer Marco Polo some 75000 miles in all Captivated by Ibn Battutah’s account of his journey the Arabic scholar and award winning travel writer Tim Mackintosh Smith set out to fo. Travels with a T