Just Another Day in the City of Dreams

Join me on an existential journey through India’s famously pluralistic commercial capital as I attempt to navigate its chaotic streets and complex moral terrain. … More Just Another Day in the City of Dreams

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The Wedding Guests Who Sailed The Red Sea

For about two weeks in October 2016 Dar es Salaam was overrun with pilgrims from the Dawoodi Bohra community. Some 30,000 of them (enough to populate a large town) had descended on the coastal city to listen to their religious leader, Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, deliver a series of sermons to commemorate Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar. … More The Wedding Guests Who Sailed The Red Sea