A brief summary whats going on at the beggining the presenter goes to sinop a part of turkey which is close to the old excomunist bloc of europe he asks locals can he travel to the ukraine from turkey in present day all of them refuse the jounrye of ibn battuta in his days would have nio interenational lines
the presenter goes to meets some muslims from ukraine who were deported by the communist regime for "collabarating" with the nazis
constantinople the blue mosque and islam and christianity closeness
Magicians and Mystics. In an effort to smash the Wests monolithic view of Islam, Tim Mackintosh-Smith follows in the footsteps of 14th Century Moroccan scholar Ibn Battutah, who covered 75,000 miles, 40 countries and three continents in a 30-year odyssey. In Turkey, Tim watches an illegal whirling dervish ceremony, and in the Taurus mountains he meets the last of the Turkoman nomads. He chats to Tatars in Crimea, while in Delhi he watch...