Sunday, November 14, 2010

IMAX takes 'Journey to Mecca'

"the film tells the story of Battuta, considered one of the greatest travelers of the medieval world, who is virtually unknown by Western audiences. It recounts his epic 3,000-mile trek from his native Tangier to Mecca -- the start of a 29-year journey that would take him around the world, three times the distance that Marco Polo traveled ... . --Annysa Johnson

(See Ibn Buttata in my recommended reading.)

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