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Syrian Desert

Carpe Diem #1373 Syrian Desert (Southern Route)

desert heat
cooling as the sun fades
silhouettes

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Pixdaus

dust and heat
beauty found
within

 

 

 

 

Mesopotamia

Carpe Diem #1372 Mesopotamia

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By Bjørn Christian Tørrissen

between the rivers
sanctuary of life
ephemeral

 

Trading Along the Silk road

Carpe Diem #1368 Trading Along The Silk Road

exotic goods
along the silk road
inspire wonder

 

 

Alai Valley

Carpe Diem #1367 Alai Valley (Northern Route)

morning dew
emptiness leaves the valley
with the sun

Silk

Carpe Diem #1365 Silk

gauzy curtains sway
sweet spices perfume the air
silk traded for love

Geisha-obi
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adorned in rich silk
maiko with scarlet fringed collars
navigate the streets

Tain Shan Mountains

Carpe Diem #1364 Tian Shan Mountains (Northern route)

from the valley
reaching toward blue skies
wind lifts my spirit

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view from the summit
the gods spill their beauty
into the valley

Chang’an (Northern Route)

Carpe Diem #1361 Chang’an (Northern Route)

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morning light
kisses the mountain peeks
as I pray

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terra-cotta army
guards the city
of perpetual peace

 

 

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