One Thousand roads to Mecca

Ten centuries of Travellers writing about the Muslim Pilgrimage

Author: Michael Wolfe


Publisher: Grove Press

Subjects: Islam, Hajj

The Hajj has always fascinated people. The power of this ritual that is the world's largest annual gathering is intriguing. People are curious to know more about it. Those who have been wish to relive the experience through the eyes of others.

This book is a collection of excerpts from the writings of observant travellers like Ibn Batutta, Malcolm X, Muhammad Asad, Michel Wolfe and many others. Their personal account of the journey of Hajj gives a glimpse of how the Hajj has been over the centuries.

A book worth reading for an enriching reminder of the spiritual experience of Hajj.