Category Archive: 2014 Umrah

Appreciating Jabal Nur

A few weeks ago, I was shocked by the news that Saudi government has barred all visitors from climbing Jabal Nur and visiting Hirak cave. At first I was judging how unreasonable they were… Continue reading

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5 things I learnt about life in 2014

SOooooooooooo I am very late in doing my ‘end of year reflections’ for 2014 so I decided to do something different. Last year was one of the most amazing year for me, it… Continue reading

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Safely Home

I have never been a fan of long flights. I do not even bother to dress up whenever I fly so can you imagine how crappy I looked when we finally arrived in… Continue reading

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Umrah Day 10: Floating Mosque of Jeddah

Without realising, today is our 10th day here. I really wish we can stay longer but I have no more leave to use. I need to come back here during school holidays in… Continue reading

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Umrah Day 9: Stepping into history around Madinah

We are leaving tomorrow and as much as we hate it, we are also excited to go around the city of Madinah today. While waiting for the bus to arrive.  With the kids…… Continue reading

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Umrah Day 8: Blissful Friday Prayers

After last night’s exhausting session, we had some free time today. We had nothing much except to go for Friday prayers. This is my first time ever going for Friday prayers because in… Continue reading

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Umrah Day 7: Hello Madinah

The time has finally come for us to say goodbye to Mekah. My heart felt heavy to leave because the time spent here was really too short. I really hope I will have… Continue reading

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Umrah Day 6: Goodbye Mecca

Today is our last day in Mekah so we wanted to make use of the free schedule to take more photos of this blissful place. We wanted to take photos near the Kaabah… Continue reading

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Umrah Day 5: Umrah Hudaibiyah

Today we are set to perform another umrah and we will be travelling out of the city of Mekah for that. Quick breakfast before going out. I have learnt not to eat too… Continue reading

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Umrah Day 4: Peaking Jabal Nur!

Day 4! We are going to hike Jabal Nur today thus we are all geared up in track shoes and pants. The parents will be following us but I don’t think they are… Continue reading

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