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Break down in the Kyzyl-Kum desert

Break down in the Kyzyl-Kum desert

We have no confidence; a hammer and chisel to fix a compressor

A 'comfort stop' in the Kyzyl-Kum desert

Our saviours, the german tourist bus that picked us up and conveyed us to our next stop

Lunch in the Kyzyl-Kum desert and waiting 4 hours for our replacement bus

Lunch in the Kyzyl-Kum desert and waiting 4 hours for our replacement bus

Turkman nomads living in the Kyzyl-Kum desert and grazing sheep

Turkman nomads living in the Kyzyl-Kum desert and grazing sheep

Note the means for rotating the the merry-go-round

Note the means for rotating the the merry-go-round

Mausoleum of the Samanids 9thC

Mausoleum of the Samanids 9thC

Mausoleum of the Samanids 9thC

Mausoleum of the Samanids 9thC

Mausoleum of the Samanids 9thC

Mausoleum of the Samanids 9thC

Chashma-Ayub circa 13thC

Bolo-Hauz Mosque

Bolo-Hauz Mosque

Bolo-Hauz Mosque

Bolo-Hauz Mosque

Bolo-Hauz Mosque

Bolo-Hauz Mosque

Bolo-Hauz Mosque

Bukhara Citadal Ark

Bukhara Citadal Ark

The people and the sights inside the Bukhara Citadal Ark

The people and the sights inside the Bukhara Citadal Ark

The people and the sights inside the Bukhara Citadal Ark

The people and the sights inside the Bukhara Citadal Ark

Note the gold teeth; a very common practice for old teeth to be replaced with gold teeth

The people and the sights inside the Bukhara Citadal Ark

The people and the sights inside the Bukhara Citadal Ark

The people and the sights inside the Bukhara Citadal Ark

The people and the sights inside the Bukhara Citadal Ark

Bukhara Citadal Ark

Poi-Kalyan - the central ensemble of Bukhara

Poi-Kalyan - the central ensemble of Bukhara

Poi-Kalyan - the central ensemble of Bukhara

Poi-Kalyan - the central ensemble of Bukhara

Miri-Arab Madrassah - inside the Poi-Kalyan

Miri-Arab Madrassah - inside the Poi-Kalyan

Kalyan Minaret - inside the Poi-Kalyan (built 1127)

Kalyan Minaret - inside the Poi-Kalyan (built 1127)

Kalyan Mosque - inside the Poi-Kalyan

As it says

Inside the Miri-Arab Madrassah - inside the Poi-Kalyan

Inside the Miri-Arab Madrassah - inside the Poi-Kalyan

Inside the Miri-Arab Madrassah - inside the Poi-Kalyan

Miri-Arab Madrassah - inside the Poi-Kalyan

Inside the Kalyan Mosque - the Poi-Kalyan

Inside the Kalyan Mosque - the Poi-Kalyan

Inside the Kalyan Mosque - the Poi-Kalyan

Inside the Kalyan Mosque - the Poi-Kalyan

Inside the Kalyan Mosque - the Poi-Kalyan

Inside the Kalyan Mosque - the Poi-Kalyan

Inside the Kalyan Mosque - the Poi-Kalyan

Inside the Kalyan Mosque - the Poi-Kalyan

Inside the Kalyan Mosque - the Poi-Kalyan

Inside the Kalyan Mosque - the Poi-Kalyan

Inside the Kalyan Mosque - the Poi-Kalyan

Decorations inside the Poi-Kalyan

Decorations inside the Poi-Kalyan

Decorations inside the Poi-Kalyan

A shady place for lunch

Magoki-Attari Mosque 12thC

Magoki-Attari Mosque 12thC

Magoki-Attari Mosque 12thC

Magoki-Attari Mosque 12thC

A Tok (domed archway) - shopping mall

A Tok (domed archway) - shopping mall

Baha ad-Din Naqshband Necropolis

Inside Baha ad-Din Naqshband Necropolis

Inside Baha ad-Din Naqshband Necropolis

Inside Baha ad-Din Naqshband Necropolis

Inside Baha ad-Din Naqshband Necropolis

Inside Baha ad-Din Naqshband Necropolis

Reconstruction work in progress inside Baha ad-Din Naqshband Necropolis

Inside Baha ad-Din Naqshband Necropolis

Inside Baha ad-Din Naqshband Necropolis

Inside Baha ad-Din Naqshband Necropolis

Inside Baha ad-Din Naqshband Necropolis

Faces of the world

Sitorai-Mohi-Hosa - country residence of the Bukhara amirs

Sitorai-Mohi-Hosa - country residence of the Bukhara amirs

Sitorai-Mohi-Hosa - country residence of the Bukhara amirs

Sitorai-Mohi-Hosa - country residence of the Bukhara amirs

Sitorai-Mohi-Hosa - country residence of the Bukhara amirs

Sitorai-Mohi-Hosa - country residence of the Bukhara amirs

Sitorai-Mohi-Hosa - country residence of the Bukhara amirs

Sitorai-Mohi-Hosa - country residence of the Bukhara amirs

Sitorai-Mohi-Hosa - country residence of the Bukhara amirs

Sitorai-Mohi-Hosa - country residence of the Bukhara amirs

Sitorai-Mohi-Hosa - country residence of the Bukhara amirs

Sitorai-Mohi-Hosa - country residence of the Bukhara amirs

An ancient caravanserai on the road from Bukhara to Samarkan - the water well

An ancient caravanserai on the road from Bukhara to Samarkand

An ancient caravanserai on the road from Bukhara to Samarkand

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