Today we went to Badr, the site of the Battle of Badr, the first battle in Islam.

We were warned beforehand that it's a trip of more than 200km from Madina, and that there is no guarantee that we would get into Badr. There are many checkpoints along the way, and if there is a police presence in Badr then they would not allow us near the site of the battle.

We set off and sheikh pointed out some historical places along the way. We took the road to Badr.

The first site we stopped at was the Well...

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