While many people resort to long hours of sleep to avoid hunger pangs and sweltering summer heat during the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan, others decide to travel.
Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba, the black cube at center, inside the Grand Mosque during the annual pilgrimage, known as the hajj, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia AP
Malaysian Muslim breaking their fast on the first day of the holy Islamic month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Thursday, June 18, 2015.AP
Malaysian muslim family breaking their fast on the first day of the holy Islamic month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Thursday, June 18, 2015. AP
A Turkish army artillery unit marks the end of the fasting, in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, June 18, 2015 on the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan. AP
Whirling dervishes perform at the Galata Whirling Dervish Hall, founded in 1491 by Ottomans, in Istanbul, Turkey, during the holy month of Ramadan.(File Photo: AP)
Muslims form various countries break their fast with the traditional Iftar meal during Ramadan at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday Sept. 7, 2010. AP
Visitors pass by under the Ramadan decorations at an almost empty shopping mall during the first day of the month of Ramadan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday Aug. 1, 2011. AP