Into the Great Silence

PeriBlog XVII: Wadi Rum, Jordan


There is an emptiness in the air that you must hear to believe.

In a world overwhelmed with noise, auditory clutter, and verbal distractions, it is remarkable to find a place where the loudest sound is your own breath.

Simply silence.



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