To do: cook something on a piece of this.

It comes from the Khewra Salt Mines in the foothills of Pakistan’s Salt Range.  Within the mine’s tunnels is this little mosque made of salt bricks:

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Recommended reading:  “The Salt Range:  Pakistan’s unique field museum of geology and paleontology,” by Shahid Jalil Sameeni

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