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Sun Jul 18, 2021, 08:49 AM

On The Road In Uzbekistan (8 photos)

A 2,500-kilometer road trip by Anzor Bukharsky, one of Central Asia's most beloved photographers and cultural commentators, offers a rare glimpse into everyday life on the backstreets and byways of Uzbekistan.

To see all the pics with explanations on them
https://www.rferl.org/a/uzbekistan-road-trip-photographs/31356992.html


Two local girls walk near a 900-year-old minaret in the southern town of Minor, near the border with Afghanistan.


A set of swings in the dusty expanse of the desert of Karakalpakstan in the north of Uzbekistan.


One of the world’s few remaining “towers of silence,” in Karakalpakstan.
This 2,000-year-old structure was used by fire-worshipping followers of the Zoroastrian religion as a way of disposing of corpses without contaminating the sacred elements of earth, fire, or water.


A bustling bazaar in Urgut, near Samarkand.


The closed entrance to a bazaar in Boysun, in southern Uzbekistan.


A puppeteer poses between shows in Khiva.


Fences built to contain sand alongside the highway between Bukhara and Khiva.


A military band performs at the base of a minaret in Khiva.

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Sun Jul 18, 2021, 08:53 AM

1. Quite a trip.

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Sun Jul 18, 2021, 08:57 AM

2. Thank you.

Uzbekistan and Kazakstan are on my (almost certainly never to be achieved) bucket list.

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