Historically, once a great city.
I wanted to see the buddhas in Afghanistan. They’re gone.
Sigh. Radioactive blue mosque. http://anthr.religion.nielsonpi.com/media/Isfahan_Madrasa-i_Shah.jpg Sigh.
I also wanted to see Merv. It’s already destroyed, guys. Sigh.
Then there’s Baku.
And the Syrian caves that are part of the iconoclastic controversy.