In a City Named Marakanda

Samarkhand, Uzbekistan July 17, 2019 Imagine a long train of Bactrian camels laden with spices and silk, gold and jewels, letters and documents making their slow way from distant Xi’an in China, on its way to Constantinople. Rarely did any one merchant travel the entire distance; instead, the goods were passed on in a series … More In a City Named Marakanda