HAJJ , 60 YEARS OLD

VINTAGE FOTOS

By Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim chaplain and lover of vintage

Looking through some old magazines, I came across these wonderful fotos that I thought I would share with you, from an old National Geographic Magazine. They illustrate how Hajj was nearly 60 years ago, I hope you like them as much as I do.

As you approach Makkah these days, there is a big motor way sign that says “Muslims Only “

Muslims Only
Muslims Only

The streets look very different now, maashallah

Saudi Streets 1953
Saudi Streets 1953

And this is how Mina looked! Alhamdulilah for air conditioning now.

Mina , Saudi Arabia ,1953
Mina , Saudi Arabia ,1953

Inshallah, more fotos tomorrow

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Farhan says:

    Mashallah for showing old pics,,which i love as well,,will wait for more…

  2. wonderful article, sister, great effort keep it up.

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