Travel Map and Photographs
05.09.2013 - 20.10.2013 34 °C
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Travelled to Uzbekistan/Kyrgyzstan... arriving from Incheon (South Korea) then travelled 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), Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, (Malaysia)...
Outdoor dining on the streets, Incheon, South Korea.
Fresh Uzbeki 'Odi Non' bread at the local markets, Fergana, Uzbekistan.
Ancient mosque in the 'Silk Road' town, Margilon, Uzbekistan.
Classic Soviet-era apartment block, Osh, Kyrgyzstan.
View of the stunning Khrebet Babash-Ata Mountains from the small village, Arslanbob, Kyrgyzstan.
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.
The unique and intricate detail of the all wooden 'Russian Holy Trinity Orthodox Church', Karakol, Kyrgyzstan.
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.
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.
Traditional pottery for sale on the streets outside the Kolan 'Great' Mosque, Bukhara, Uzbekistan.
The sublime colours of the famous Bibi-Khanum Mosque, Samarkand, Uzbekistan.
On the busy streets, Jongno, Seoul, South Korea.