Last chance to sea // Kazakhstan
Last chance to sea – Aral Sea // Kazakhstan
They told us that the sea had gone far beyond the horizon, leaving in his desperate flight a sandy and salty soil, and some hulls offering their tired shadows to animals of an infinite steppe.
Aral , his name is known to all , on the scale of a human life the immense salt water lake has given way to a Martian plain baked by the sun of Central Asia , a sea offered a burnt offering on behalf of the cotton monoculture and the geopolitics of water of the countries once bathed by its waves .
They told us that the sea will come back , its blue waters less salty than tears and more fishy than in our memories. Since we are waiting in the shade of the boats …