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Oct 16, 2005 - Zaria: Ramadan Days and Nights

I haven't written an entry for about a week because I've had my head down and have been crunching serious miles with my research head firmly fixed on. Since I last wrote, I've been heading steadily northwards, through Abuja, Nigeria's made-to-measure capital, and the cool plateau town of Jos (and a few more places besides), to reach Zaria, an ancient Muslim trading city in the heart of Hausaland. Travelling north, I've watched the surrounding country slowly changing. The lush riot of vegetation that describes southern Nigeria has subsided,...

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