Melissa Enderle's travelblog on her travels to Mali, Tunisia, Serbia, Eastern Europe, India, and South Korea.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Ancient Fire Hydrant
Far more beautiful than the ubiquitous modern red fire extinguishers dotting all of the palaces, both were designed for the same purpose - to put out fires. Between the Japanese invaders and more "natural" causes, the wood structures were at constant threat of fire. Even in the best-case scenario, I wonder how successful these pots were for fire-fighting.