Worldbuilding Wednesday: Pak Parang

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Excerpted from the Encyclopedia Xenocartographica, v38.712.5c, slightly abridged, Ponoma Publishing House, a Yima subsidiary

This entry was last edited in ZY 603, and the information may be outdated. Consult local sources.

Pak Parang is a destination rich in culture and spirituality, found in the outer fringes of the Perseus Arm. A sprawling yet walkable city, it offers unparalleled views of the cosmos from upon a colossal balaenopteroid. If you plan to visit- a must for any serious peregrinator- here are some tips to make the most of your stay:

Upper City

The top layers of the city have a distinct fractal motif, a common object of study and meditation among local Qulurists. The architecture is roughly six to eight hundred years old, exhibiting lovely and durable masonry. If you don’t have a strict itinerary, devoting a day to aimlessly wandering the streets is a must.


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