In medieval times, salt was a necessity for preserving foods. Its importance was so great, it was often used as currency and traded for gold. It was a chief export of western Africa where salt deposits could be easily found and mined.
July 31, 2022
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‘Tell us a bedtime story, papa,’ said Aida.
‘What would you like to hear?’ I asked as we sat down near the hearth.
‘Tell us about Hassan and Mehdi, papa!’ Abbas said.
‘You’ll have nightmares,’ I responded.
‘Pleeaase’ my children said in unison.
July 9, 2022
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Zahra’s Hookah Lounge in old Petraea is as exquisite as it is exclusive. The finest flavored hashish is smoked in a luxurious rooms with impeccable service.
I created this vignette for LOLUG’s May competition. The challenge was to use the welder’s torch piece in a novel way and be no larger than 16x16.
May 16, 2022
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Queens rule and warriors battle, but workers propel Historica forward. These are the hired hands of Historica.
I created these minifigures for the Guilds of Historica 2nd count down challenge. There are members from all five guilds as well as Cedrica.
October 11, 2021
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The Lighthouse at Ashkharin is one of the Ancient Wonders of Historia. Located on the isle of Gorr near what is now known as Stone Town, this lighthouse alerted ships of northern point of the island.
Though much of Gorr’s ancient history disappeared with its inhabitants around the time Kaligem was destroyed, this lighthouse lives on in memory due to its enormous size and importance.
October 10, 2021
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Batuhan is a growing settlement south of the Wither Woods in northern Kaliphlin along the crossroads of major trade routes.
History While farmers south of the Wither Woods have always scraped by, recent improvements to the climate accompanied by an increase in trade through this region have given rise to a proper town at the crossroads of the Woodbrow Road and the Wester Road.
September 6, 2021
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The great wall of Batuhan protects the village from the evils of the Wither Woods.
I have been working on this medieval LEGO creation for several years and plan to expand it in the future. I’ve enjoyed focusing on the landscaping aspect of this build as well as many little details.
September 5, 2021
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The sun is warm and the breeze cool on this serene day at Lake Barlas outside of Batuhan. A perfect day for kids to run and play near the security of the town’s fortified wall.
I chose a new portion of my larger Batuhan Wall MOC for the “Creating an Atmosphere” category of the Summer Joust 2021 competition.
July 18, 2021
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Some say black oil is the most precious resource in Kaliphlin, but if you look at where people live, you’ll see it is water. Tall buildings line the the narrow streets and alleyways of Petraea. Crowded cities arise around the scarce sources of water in this desert land.
July 17, 2021
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As the rain poured outside, young Aarash ran to his father, Ahesh, and asked, “How did you become the Emir of our town?"
Ahesh leaned back, looking into the fire for a moment and then gestured to his son and said, “Hop up here.
April 30, 2021
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