Photographer's Note

Anarak is a city in and the capital of Anarak District, in Naeen County, Esfahan Province. It is located at the edge of the "kavir Lut" (Lut desert) and about 75 km from the city of Naeen. The city is surrounded by ruins of an old wall and three look out towers (one of them seen in the shot) that were built about 100 years ago to keep the bandits out.
There are little agriculture in this region but there are many mines located close to Anarak. Nakhlalk, a lead mine is the largest active mine close to Anarak.

Anarak's climate is a typical desert climate, little rainfall, hot dry summer days and cool nights. Most of the old homes are adobe and have a courtyard; people move from south to north of the courtyard from winter to summer.


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