Daily Archives: December 6, 2016

holy water to the capital

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Took a cab today: Charming car, friendly driver. We went to a place called Otrar (or Farab) about an hour away from Turkestan. It was a ruin city: I didn’t know much about the place apart from the fact that Al-Farabi, an important philosopher from the 10th century, had been born here. I remembered that […]