A visit in February 2018 to India’s Kozhikode (Calicut) – an important town in the itinerary of celebrity traveler Ibn Battuta – inspired American historian Ross Dunn to look back on the lives and times of the Arab traveler.
Impressed by Malabar’s reference, Ross Dunn visited Kozhikode in February this year. (Supplied)
Reconnecting with the past
Ross’ book on Ibn Battuta has appeared in three editions and a fourth is being planned. (Supplied)
Tryst with Malabar
The old city of Tangier, Ibn Battuta’s birthplace. (Supplied)