swirling with dried up rivulets of eroded rock, like an enormous lava flow, which according to the guide books, glows ruby ... So much for guide books! ... All the streets, squares, houses, temples, alleys, are clearly visible still, and by climbing up onto walls and looking ... Black stains on the brickwork show where chimneys were. ... According to others, both cities were destroyed by Mongol, Horde, and Co.
|Title||:||Watching the Dragon|
|Author||:||Charles Hadfield, Jill Hadfield|