Inside A Silk Road Work Camp: Duqm

The story of the new city builders.

When traveling to new cities I try to hang out with the manual laborers — the construction workers, the truck drivers, the heavy machinery operators — as much as possible. There’s two reasons for this: 1) They provided me with key information, different perspectives, and engaging — human — stories that cut through the sometimes sterile and idealistic ve…

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