|Official speed||56.02 wpm (50.77 seconds elapsed during race)|
|Race Start||January 28, 2013 9:48:13pm UTC|
|Race Finish||January 28, 2013 9:49:03pm UTC|
|Outcome||Win (1 of 3)|
|Text||#128 (Length: 237 characters)
The Orient was almost a European invention, and had been since antiquity a place of romance, exotic beings, haunting memories and landscapes, remarkable experiences. Now it was disappearing; in a sense it had happened, its time was over.