Originally Posted by Ibrahiim al Balooshi
Traders have always operated in the shadow of Forts.
What place is this ? The shop owner might as well sleep in the fort facilities
My home town fortress has a clear periphery since the last several decades. Not that the situation is completely innocuous, with its 'kitsch' kitchen exhaust. This fortress was adapted to coast guard barracks for a long while; not any longer ... but the chimney is still there