Now and then

The following are pictures I got from an email, that was taken for an article from national Geographic, the July issue, 1953. I wish I have the full article but the pictures are wonderful! Does anyone know of the photographer?

Anyway, ENJOY!

“From America to Mecca on Airborne Pilgrimage” by Abdul Ghafur Sheikh




Pictures of the Kaabah and people praying around the Masjidil Haraam coming after the jump.









5 thoughts on “Now and then

  1. wow that is pretty amazing.

    but yang paling amazing apanah? ada coca cola ah. hehe. i thought it was known as pepsi cola dulu. inda kah?

    on a serious note, even then, the Kaabah still manages to take my breath away…


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