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Killing the Buddha

Every Place is Khalidiya

A trip to the Damascus grave of Dr. Ali Shariati, revolutionary, as the shelling in Homs, Syria began.

Al Dayr (the monastery) at Petra awaits those pilgrims who climb 800 steps, either on foot or via donkey.

The Pilgrimage That Wasn’t

In reflecting on the images I captured during my two press trips to Jordan, one this fall, and one in 2007, a sharp contrast emerged. Five years ago, I traveled with a contingency of mostly Catholic and Anabaptist journalists to Jordan during the month of Ramadan.  Then in September 2012, I returned to the Holy…

Killing the Buddha

Praying for Ice

Pilgrims in India long for the cold.