Det varrisikabelt, det han prøvde på, men interessen gjorde at han ikke lot seg stoppe. Spesiell historie fra 1850 årene.
It was a dangerous journey; any misstep could have cost him his life. In 1853 intrepid British explorer Sir Richard Francis Burton disguised himself as an Islamic pilgrim and made the trek into the heart of Arabia visiting the holy cities of Medina and Mecca. If his true identity as a European Christian had been exposed, the penalty for his indiscretion would have been death.