softer than her rosy cheeks
they travelled hard for
Note: The Silk Road or Silk Route is an ancient network of trade and cultural transmission routes that were central to cultural interaction through regions of the Asian continent connecting the West and East by merchants, pilgrims, monks, soldiers, nomads, and urban dwellers from China and India to the Mediterranean Sea during various periods of time. Trade on the Silk Road was a significant factor in the development of the civilizations of China, the Indian subcontinent, Persia, Europe, the Horn of Africa and Arabia, opening long-distance, political and economic relations between the civilizations. Silk prioritized the list of the things to be traded along with spices, jewelry, and animals. (source: Wikipedia)
The picture here was clicked by me in Zuluk, which was a part of the Silk Route and used by the traders to reach Lhasa (Tibet).One can still have a view of the Young Husband track, the route Sir Francis Edward Younghusband followed in 1903-04 for his invasion and massacre of Tibet.
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