This song tells the story of a long journey through the desert. Facing sandstorms, extreme heat during the day, thunder and lightning and blizzards at night.
Returning home is strange: You are back home but you still carry the desert experience with
After some experimentation with the arabian scale used in this song I finally found out that it correponds to the indian raga Bhairava.
So I added some melodic fragments from an traditional Indian Bhajan in Raga Bhairava.
And it was a perfect fit!