Bringing up a Baby Abroad, The First Year

Namaz and Nightime Noises

For the first few weeks the call to prayer startled me from my sleep every night and again in the early morning.  The wail reached through my open window at an ethereal pitch.  Then, gradually, it became part of the background of night noises: dogs barking, neighbors chatting on their balconies, a child crying, early… Continue reading Namaz and Nightime Noises