Day 23-D

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All along the way, there were 6-inch square holes cut into the rocks for pigeons because natives harvested their dung and sold it as very valuable fertilizer. Before a girl got married, often times a qualifier for her suitor was the number of pigeon houses he owned. After we finally reached the town, the bus took us to the cave studio of Chez Galip, a fifth-generation world-renowned potter and leader in women’s involvement in the art of pottery and ceramics.

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