I know I owe the prawn briyani recipe (please be patient as I will get wifey to post on her blog or email me the recipe - when you read this dear wifey, as a gentle reminder, please post on your blog or email me the recipe..LOL; wonders of technology!!!!) and a meme to do (D I will do it this week!).
In the meantime, enjoy the piccies.
p/s BTW D-I-L was finally discharged yesterday evening! He's doing well and thanks for all your well wishes.
The house where the Prophet (pbuh) was born
One of my stops everyday on the way back from Masjidil Haram for kebabs, fresh fruit juices and sandwich
One of those days longing for ice cream - Movenpick ice cream whilst enjoying the view of Fatah Gate of Masjidil Haram
View of Fatah Gate from Movenpick ice cream stall. A triplet-tower-building under construction next to Makkah Hilton
A sign at Jabal Thaur where the cave which the Prophet (pbuh) hid when he fleed his home
Jabal Rahmah - where Adam and Hawa were runited after 400 years
Fully adorned Jamal (camel in arabic) at the foot of Jabal Rahmah. I rode one in the year 2000
Ji'ranah Mosque - one of the meeqat place
An interesting sign at Ji'ranah Mosque
Where Gua Hira' situates - the first revelation
One of the biggest Camel farms outside Mekkah (near Houdaibiah). Milking the Camel!
Close up - smile!!!
The camels at the farm
Tasting and buying fresh camel milk - i bought three bottles; yummy! Tastes a bit like light cocunut milk but sweeter
One of the arches of the original Houdaibiah Mosque
What's left of Houdaibiah Mosque
Where artefacts from the two holy Mosques are displayed
A very old mobile staircase to the Ka'abah door made of teak
Kibash briyani cooked by wifey's cousin, Najwa, whose mom has been staying in Mekkah since the mom was 13. Their house is 10 minutes' drive from Masjidil Haram. Can't wait for them to visit us this July.