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Travel map and Photo Blog - Uzbekistan (O'zbekiston), Kyrgyzstan (Кыргызстан)

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Traveling to Uzbekistan/Kyrgyzstan... arriving in Tashkent (Uzbekistan), via Incheon (South Korea) then traveling to/through; Tashkent, Fergana (Uzbekistan), Osh, Jalalabad, Arslanbob, Bishkek, Cholpon Ata, Karakol, Tamga, Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent (Uzbekistan) and back home via Seoul (South Korea)...

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Incheon Evening
Enjoying delicious Korean BBQ, on the streets, Incheon, South Korea.

Fresh Bread
Fresh Uzbeki 'Odi Non' bread, at the local markets, Fergana, Uzbekistan.

Margilan Minaret
Ancient mosque, in the 'Silk Road' town, Margilon, Uzbekistan.

Apartment Art
Classic 'Soviet-era' apartment block, Osh, Kyrgyzstan.

Arslanbob Views
View of the stunning 'Khrebet Babash-Ata Mountains', from the small mountain village, Arslanbob, Kyrgyzstan.

Cholpon Ata
A brief respite for the weary traveller, on the tranquil shores of 'Lake Issyk Kul', where Kazakh and Russian holiday makers, flock to frolic in the waters of the lake, Cholpon Ata, Kyrgyzstan.

Russian Orthodox
The unique and intricate detail, of the all wooden 'Russian Holy Trinity Orthodox Church', Karakol, Kyrgyzstan.

Village Rose
On the streets of the small, dusty, rural village, Tamga, Kyrgyzstan.

Last of the Eagle Hunters
A young male eagle, belonging to one of the handful of Kyrgyz who practice 'Burkutchu' or 'Eagle Hunting', Bokonbaevo, Kyrgyzstan.

Changing of the Guard
At the central 'Ala-Too Square', you can see the ritual of the 'changing of the guard', in the capital, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

City of Walls
The ancient 'Silk Road' town of Khiva is completely enclosed within these spectacular 'Mughul Walls', Khiva, Uzbekistan.

Sunset Departure
Late afternoon on the platform, at the Urgench Railway Station, Urgench, Uzbekistan.

Kolan 'Great' Mosque Dome
The Kolan 'Great' Mosque holds 12 000 worshiper's, and is so grand, that in 1219 Genghis Khan thought it was the 'Palace of the Emir', Bukhara, Uzbekistan.

Uzbek Pottery
Traditional pottery for sale, on the streets outside the Kolan 'Great' Mosque, Bukhara, Uzbekistan.

Bibi-Khanum Mosque
The sublime colours of the famous 'Bibi-Khanum Mosque', Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

On the busy streets, Jongno, Seoul, South Korea.

Other photos from my travels;

Uzbekistan (O'zbekiston) photos - (PhotoStream)
Kyrgyzstan (Кыргызстан) photos - (PhotoStream)
Korean (대한민국) photos - (PhotoStream)

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Posted by joffre 01:08 Archived in Uzbekistan Tagged south_korea photography blog uzbekistan kyrgyzstan joffre 대한민국 o'zbekiston кыргызстан

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