Central Asia | Uzbekistan

See the second part of our trip through Central Asia.
Find the other pictures here for Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tbilisi

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Khiva, a small town on the silk road in the uzbek desert
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The unfinished Minarett of Khiva, should have been over 100m tall
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Inside a craftsmen workshop
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The girls are in town
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At the local market
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Bargaining for fresh fruits
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The harem of the last few emperors of Khiva
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Overview of the ancient city, where’s still a lot of business going on – not only for tourists
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Toilet stop on the way to the next city…
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… Bukhara
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Mosque near one of the numerous pools in the city
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The central mosque, formerly a furniture warehouse during the sowjet aera
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Detail of the aisle in the mosque
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Sunset over the city
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The youth are climbing the ancient bathes
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Chor Minor, another famous building of the uzbek architecture
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A pool for the caravans, on the way to Samarqand
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The famous ruler Amir Temur of the ancient Timurid-empire is buried here
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At the samarqand carpet factory
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Impressive work – all made of silk
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The Registan in Samarqand – One of the most impressive spots in Uzbekistan / Central Asia
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Cleaning the huge square
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Enjoying the view
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These funny children asked for a picture – I couldn’t refuse
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Beautiful patterns at the mausoleums in Necropolis – the city of the death
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Necropolis in Samarqand
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The freedom square in the new capital city of Uzbekistan – Tashkent
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Stealing an AC in Tashkent

 

Find the other pictures here for Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tbilisi

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