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On the silk road, for centuries, caravans used to travel through the middle of Central Asia, to go across the highest montains in the world, in order to sustain human's bide for wealth, bringing along with them cultural and religious exchnages.

The importance of this trade route is proved today by the regular presence, from China to Istanbul, of these compact buildings, caravanserays, made for these travelers: kind of antique hotels.

Many of the caravans leaving China to Western territories, stopped in that caranseray, very well preserved. I guess that some of these merchants, pilgrims, monks... had the same fulfillment when climbing the surronding hills to enjoy Tash Rabat's sunrise...?

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