Travel Photography Photos tagged as spices
A sweet/snack shop in a side street of the Chandni Chowk bazaar in Old Delhi
Spices for sale at Damnoen Saduak Floating Market in Thailand. I never knew that there were that many kind of spices.
Showing the fruit, mace and nut itself. The fruit is delicious and sold dried or made into jam. Mace is bright red when it emerges from the fruit and dries to its distinctive pale brown when left in the sun. The nutmeg that we use is encased in a shell beneath the mace.
When dry, the bright red of the mace turns to its distinctive orangy brown
Beautiful spices in a Moroccan market in Tangier!
Maranjob Caravansary which was built in 1012 A.H at a Silk Road detour is one of these golden-age structures. It is located in a 50-kilometer distance of Aran Bidgol city beside the Salt Lake and huge dunes. ========Caravansaries======== A 'caravan' in Persian means a group of travelers or merchants banded together and organized for mutual assistance and defense while traveling through unsettled or hostile country. Caravan trade is associated with the history of Iran and the Middle East. It is evident that all trade from one fertile area to another in this region had to be organized from the first, since long distances of desert trail separated settled parts and since local governments could not guarantee protection against tribes eager to loot and pillage. Such wares as jewels, spices, perfumes, dyes, metals, rare woods, ivory, oils, and textiles (chiefly silk) are associated with the trade. Camels were the main catties from Egypt and Iran to Mesopotamia and throughout the Arabian Peninsula. When you inquire the age of a caravansary in modern Iran, you are generally told that it dates from the time of Shah Abbas. This is a deceptive generalization and a term applied indiscriminately to all caravansaries built between the late 16th- 19th centuries AD. ....................................................... For more info check the following site: http://www.chnphoto.ir/gallery.php?gallery_uid=190&lang=en