Posts Tagged “bukhara”
Shot from the base of the Kalyan Minaret in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. The tower is covered with intricate designs, made even more amazing by the simple, sandy color. The 12th century structure was the only one left intact, due to its beauty, after Genghis Khan’s conquest and destruction of Bukhara. It was later used to execute…
The Po-i-Kalyan mosque complex is a historic site that was rebuilt after Genghis Khan’s invasion. The Kalyan Minaret can be seen in the background.
I’m back from my Uzbekistan trip. Quite an amazing journey and I hope to write about it in more detail soon. For now, I’d just like to share this closeup of these distinctive figurines that are sold all across the country. This was shot in Buxoro (Bukhara).