September 13, 2015
So here I am. In Mecca. Just a few moments away from seeing the Ka’bah and doing Umrah.
But first: dinner.
We’re staying at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. And I must say, this is probably the classiest and ritziest hotel I’ve ever been to.
I don’t really know how to feel about that.
I mean, on one hand, the presentation/décor is fantastic (and it’s great to be at a buffet where I can finally eat everything). On the other hand, is it excessive? Is it the kind of excess Islam condemns? Continue reading “17. “Five-Star” (The Hajj Journal)”