Saturday, 25 February 2012

Birthday of the traveler and scholar Ibn Battuta - Google Doodle February 25, 2012

Google Doodle today (February 25, 2012) in Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, ect come with a theme Birthday of the traveler and scholar Ibn Battuta.
On the Google logo today, there are six images with the arrow to the right and left, if we click, it will be a slide show, which tells the story of Ibn Battuta tourists and scholars.
You can see it as a slideshow below.

Abu 'Abd Allah ibn Muhammad al-Abdullah al-Lawati Tanjin Baṭūṭah ibn (Arabic: أبو عبد الله محمد بن عبد الله اللواتي الطنجي بن بطوطة), or simply Ibn Battuta, ALSO known as Shams ad-Din (February 25 , 1304-1368 or 1369), Was a Muslim Moroccan explorer, known for His Extensive Travels Published in-the Rihla (literally, "The Journey").

Over a Period of thirty years, he visited grape of-the known Islamic world, includingï North Africa, the-Horn of Africa, West Africa, Southern Europe and Eastern Europe in the West, to the Middle East, South Asia, Central Asia, Southeast Asia and China in the-East, a distance surpassing Contemporary His near Marco Polo.

Ibn Battuta is considered one of the greatest travelers of all time. He journeyed More Than 75,000 miles (121,000 km), a figure unsurpassed by any Individual explorer until the-steam-the coming of Age some 450 years later. WOW....

via wikipedia