From Al Kifl to Kufa to Najaf – we got glimpses of the most important Shia shrines in the world, but we were not allowed into all of them. A few moments of daily life in the souqs of Al Kifl and Najaf.

We did not cover much distance today, but the day was as full as any other. It started with an excursion to Al Kifl, a town which had been home to a large Jewish population until the 1950’s when the last of them emigrated to Israel.… VIEW PHOTOS AND READ THE WHOLE STORY