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Uzbekistan, Samarkand, Registan, Minaret of Tilla-Kari Madressa The social network for travellers: www.timeblend.com

Capturing the light, Uzbekistan Wall I love the colours in this photograph: how the blue contrasts boldly with the orange. The way the dying light has different tones over the textures of the wall is really special.

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The Registan- Samarkand, Uzbekistan. By Herwig Photo

illusionwanderer: Being in the Right Place at the Right Time Moon Balancing on Minaret Khiva Uzbekistan by eriagn on Flickr.

Tashkent, Uzbekistan: Folk dancers in national costume perform during the festivities Photograph: Anvar Ilyasov/AP

Samarkand is truly a jewel of the ancient and modern Silk Road. There is the exquisite jade mausoleum of Gur-i-Emir, the resting place of Tamerlane. Perhaps the greatest treasure is Registan Square, Tamerlane's outstanding creation, a vast complex of domes and minarets, mosques and medrassas. There is the equally beautiful necropolis of Shah-i-Zinda and the old observatory of Uleg Beg, the greatest Muslim astronomer.

Uzbekistan, Samarkand, Registan, Minaret of Tilla-Kari Madressa by MY2200, via Flickr

Do you think they'd arrest me for installing a giant sculpture of a zipper along the top? | Khiva battlements, Uzbekistan

Gur Emir Mausoleum, Samarkand

The splendid Mir-i-arab Madrassah viewed at sunset from Kalon Minaret - Bukhara - Uzbekistan. by Michele Falzone

Uzbekistan. "...the Shah-i-Zinda remains Samarkand's most moving sight. The name, which means 'Tomb of the Living King', refers to its original, innermost and holiest shrine - a complex of cool, quiet rooms around what is probably the grave of Qusam ibn-Abbas, a cousin of the Prophet Mohammed.... A shrine to Qusam existed here on the edge of Afrosiab long before the Mongols ransacked it in the 13th century. Shah-i-Zinda began to assume its current form in the 14th century...

I want to shop here! ikat in Tashkent store.. Uzbekistan. Just like the fabric my grandmother gave me.

Mausoleum - Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Colours of the silk road, S hah-i-Zinda Necropolis , Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Kalyan minaret, Po-i-Kalan complex, Bukhara, Uzbekistan. It was also known as "Tower of Death", as for centuries criminals were executed by being tossed off the top.

Salad Bags, Farghona, Uzbekistan. Photo: liamroberts7, via Flickr

A Mosque in Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan by Marco Di Leo, via Flickr