CNN’s Isha Sesay talks to a converted U.S. Muslim who is participating in the Hajj.


You don’t have to be religiously devout to take a pilgrimage. If you are thinking of packing your bags for a spiritual journey, read Greg Roach Wants You To Make A Spiritual Pilgrimage first. Another good resource is Matador users, who have also blogged about their pilgrimages. If you can’t leave for your pilgrimage today, you can at least enjoy BNT’s sacred mountain photo essay then head to trips to read Exploring the World’s Most Sacred Mountains.