It’s when you’re supposed to make a pilgrimage to Mecca if you can afford to according to the Qu’ran.
But during that time, we also reconnect with family, relatives and old friends.
One of them was a old high school buddy named Mairouk. He’s from Bangladesh.
We both went to a British International School together in Jeddah.
Funny thing growing up in a British school… we all got our heads filled with more 90s pop cul-ture than most American kids.
You can quiz me anytime.
Friends. Everyone Loves Raymond. Home Improvement. You name it, I’ve watched it.
On this holiday, Mairouk and I decided to make the pilgrimage to Mecca together.
It was something I’ve done a few times, but Mairouk hadn’t.