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Ibn Battuta Travels to New Delhi

Ibn Battuta Travels to New Delhi

The young traveler arrived in India by way of Afghanistan’s high mountains, trailing the route of a Turkish warrior who, took control of the Hindu farming people of India and founded the Sultanate of Delhi a century ago. The first group of Muslim soldiers ransacked towns and destroyed Hindu believers image of gods.  Later on, warrior kings… more

Ibn Battuta travels on a Mongol Caravan

Ibn Battuta travels on a Mongol Caravan

Ibn Battuta’s group was able to keep on track on Kipchak Khan Ozbeg’s caravan, the King of the Golden Horde. The ruler’s caravan was similar to a big city traveling with its people, with mosques and markets. You can even spot a kitchen smoke since they cook while traveling. On this side of the world, traveling means… more

Ibn Battuta on sailing the Black Sea

Ibn Battuta on sailing the Black Sea

Having waited for more than one month for a nice weather, Ibn Battuta together with a small group embarked on an ocean trip crossing the Black Sea. Terrible storms hit the ship, causing panic but they, fortunately, arrived safely in Kaffa. Kaffa is an Italian community that has 200 ships on the dock. It’s a place where… more

Ibn Battuta travels to Red Sea and East Africa

Ibn Battuta travels to Red Sea and East Africa

For 1 year, Ibn Battuta resided and studied in Mecca. Afterward, he set off for his next adventure. He journeyed to Jidda on the Red Sea inside a small crowded ship called dhow together with other pilgrims. It was his first experience traveling at sea and Red Sea can be unforgiving. The navigation was a difficult path… more

Tangier to Celebrate a Travel Festival in Honor of Ibn Battuta

Tangier to Celebrate a Travel Festival in Honor of Ibn Battuta

An organization from Tangier called Moroccan Association of Ibn Battuta which aims to promote the legacy of Ibn Battuta, a world renowned traveler from Morocco has been on the move in planning an International Travel Festival in honor of the said traveler. Moreover, the organization seeks to further develop the cultural aspect of the city of Tangier… more

Honorary President – Ibn Battuta Association

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Ibn Battuta is a huge name in the history of Islamic cultures. He is a Moroccan-born Muslim who takes pride in being the world’s greatest travelers of all times. He is a very well-known figure who is admired not only for the fact that he traveled the world but because he respected and honored his surroundings. Ibn… more

Ibn Battuta: The Journey Continues

Ibn Battuta: The Journey Continues

When Ibn Battuta went to Damascus, Syria after coming from Cairo, the government of Mamluk ordered caravans in carrying merchants and pilgrims along the Royal Road. Carefully monitoring the people going in and out of their territory, the Mamluks charged the traders and checked their passports. The city of Damascus was a fantastic city where Ibn Battuta… more

Ibn Battuta: The Journey Begins

Ibn Battuta: The Journey Begins

Born and raised in the city of Tangier in Morocco in 1304, Ibn Battuta was raised from a Muslim family of legal scholars. At the age of 21 in 1325, he went for a pilgrimage in Mecca eager to learn and seek for adventure. He traveled along Northern Africa’s coast on the way to Egypt riding a… more

On the Rise: Morocco’s Economic Competitiveness

On the Rise: Morocco’s Economic Competitiveness

Morocco’s economy is in good shape, and increasing its focus on FDI will take the economy to higher ground Morocco’s economy has been in the uptick in recent years, and predictions for its growth continue to be positive. The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 4.4% in 2015 thanks to its good economic performance, but slowed… more

The Festival that Celebrates the Legacy of Ibn Battuta

The Festival that Celebrates the Legacy of Ibn Battuta

  In celebration of the Kingdom of Morocco’s vibrant culture, the Moroccan Association of Ibn Battuta is organizing a unique travel and cultural event for its second edition of Ibn Battuta International Festival under this year’s theme entitled “Travelers, the Ambassadors of Peace”. The event is scheduled to take place on 9-12 November 2017 at the city… more