The end of the road for IB, and Tim Mackintosh-Smith, his 21st century shadow.
“It isn’t the end, of course. As long as people read, and travel, and write, as long as readers take to the road then go home – whatever it is that home has become – to tell their stories, the journey never ends. It is both circular and linear, a double helix inscribing itself back into the past and forward into the future.”
Tim Mackintosh-Smith, p350
Amazon.co.uk link: Landfalls: On the Edge of Islam with Ibn Battutah – Tim Mackintosh-Smith