So Battiato sang a few years ago.
That ‘s the view from the walls of Diyarbakir, the longest in the world after the Great Wall in China. The bridge on the far left through one of the most important river of all time, the Tigris:
Goats are cooling in the shade. There are between 38 and 40 degrees, with a warm wind that lifts the sand from the edge of the river: