Photographer's Note

Yazd is a city in central Iran. In the middle of the desert it is, according to UNESCO, one of the most ancient cities in the world, as first human settlement can be dated back to 5000 B.C.
Placed on the Silk Road, it was also described by Marco Polo in his book "Il Milione". Its old part is built with bricks mixed with mud. To protect from sun, some parts are covered by arcades which let the sunlight filter through holes on the ceiling.
It is nice to walk around its streets without destination.

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Additional Photos by stefano marcellini (smarcell) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1672 W: 62 N: 1474] (19965)
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