Fort Derawar

I’ve never heard before from Fort Derawar in the desert of Cholistan [in Pakistan], but then I discovered on Flickr’s daily EXPLORE page the photos of Agha Waseem Ahmed. Something of this architecture awakes a basic instinct deep in my soul, longing for safety. Do you know those feelings?
The 3 photos all were shot by Agha Waseem Ahmed, who kindly gave permission for my non-commercial use:
The Caravan Returns Home......
Determined ! (Explored)
On the move ! (Explored)
“The walls have a circumference of 1500 metres and stand up to thirty metres high. The first fort on the site was built by Hindu Rajput, Rai Jajja Bhati of Jaisalmer. It remained in the hands of the royal family of Jaisalmer until captured and completely rebuilt by the Nawabs of Bahawalpur in 1733…”

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