Samarkand to Tashkent

Samarkand to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 5 October 2018.

(Click on any image to see it in a larger size.)

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We are en route from Samarkand back to Tashkent, where we catch a plane to Istanbul.  These images are all taken from a moving car.  Some are less than technically perfect, but still included for a feel of the journey.

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Landscape, Photography, Samarkand, Street photography, Tashkent, Travel, Uzbekistan

There were a few military vehicles on the road.  I wouldn’t have taken a photo like this in Ladakh, not that far from the Chinese border, but felt safe to do so here.

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Fruit for sale on the side of the road.

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. Landscape, Photography, Samarkand, Street photography, Tashkent, Travel, Uzbekistan

The truck looks overloaded but perhaps the load is not all that heavy.

. Landscape, Photography, Samarkand, Street photography, Tashkent, Travel, Uzbekistan

A variety of products for sale on the way.

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.Landscape, Photography, Samarkand, Street photography, Tashkent, Travel, Uzbekistan

I’m not able to translate the signs.

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Stork nests on a telegraph pole.

. Landscape, Photography, Samarkand, Street photography, Tashkent, Travel, Uzbekistan

Roadside cattle.

. Landscape, Photography, Samarkand, Street photography, Tashkent, Travel, Uzbekistan

It seems the products are delivered by trucks – or, maybe, a donkey and cart.

. Landscape, Photography, Samarkand, Street photography, Tashkent, Travel, Uzbekistan

Many people must still be pursuing largely traditional lives because some of the vehicles on the road are less than high tech.

. Landscape, Photography, Samarkand, Street photography, Tashkent, Travel, Uzbekistan .

.Landscape, Photography, Samarkand, Street photography, Tashkent, Travel, Uzbekistan

He’s carrying a pole; it’s not to beat the donkey.

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This car wasn’t moving very fast either.

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2 comments on “Samarkand to Tashkent

  1. leggypeggy says:

    Very familiar scenes. Wish I could translate the signs for you.

    Liked by 1 person

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