PHOTO PROMPT © Anshu Bhojnagarwala
They put down their heavy bundle and sat by the fire to warm their aching bones. The travellers had walked for many miles from the last village and it was many miles more until they reached the next.
There was something primordial about the fire. It took them back to their roots and made them whole again. The strength slowly returned to their muscles ready for tomorrows trek. Maybe, at the next village they will accept them, but if not, they will do what they always did. Sell a few things, buy a few then travel on. Such is Life.
This was written for Rochelle Wisoff-Fields Friday Fictioneers picture challenge:
and also included the word prompts: