Arriving at Masjid al-Haram, the Grand Mosque, in Mecca.
Making tawaf around the Kaaba.
Getting close to the Kaaba.
Putting on ihram.
Changing of kiswah, the cloth that covers the Kaaba.
Touching the golden door of the Kaaba.
Praying at Mount Arafat.
Staying in tents at Mina.
Absorbing the nightlife.
Taking in the holy city
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