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Volume 12, Number 7 August/September 1961

In This Issue

August/September 1961
"Country Store" in Saudi Arabia

Storekeeper Jameel's stock-in-trade is twofold: casually stacked merchandise from all over the world and a generous supply of downright friendliness.

Ibn Battuta, Traveler from Tangier

In the days when a man who traveled overnight from city to city was likely to be called a "world traveler," one man's itinerary lasted 24 years and covered 75,000 miles!


Winners at this old-time Saudi Arab game need a general's grasp of strategy, a scholar's concentration and plenty of patience with inevitable kibitzers.