Monochromes from Khiva (Part 2)

28 to 29 September 2018, Khiva, Uzbekistan.

Links go to colour posts (for more information and context). If an image does not have a link, the preceding one applies.

Click on any image to see it larger.

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This image and the next ten were taken from the roof of the Kukhna Ark.  This one doesn’t appear to have been posted previously as a colour image though.

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Roof of the Kukhna Ark.

Kukhna Ark, Khiva.

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Kalta Minor and Amin Khan Madrassah.

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Dome of the Amin Khan Madrassah.

Kukhna Ark, Khiva, Part 2.

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Part of an ancient door inside the Ark.

Kukhna Ark, Khiva.

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Workman sawing a supporting beam to demolish a wall.

Kukhna Ark, Khiva, Part 2.

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Old madrassah (?).

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Some of these images were taken with a long telephoto lens and I can’t precisely identify the subject.

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Two young women on the street below, perhaps returning from shopping.

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Door handle and knocker near Kukhna Ark.

Juma Mosque and Toshkhovli Palace, Khiva

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Looking back at entrance to Kukhna Ark.

Kukhna Ark, Khiva.

(The order of images is chronological but quite different from the colour posts.  I think seem to recall there were differences in time settings of my cameras which I only realised part way through making the colour posts.)

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Cheerful dromedary camel, lying in sand.

Juma Mosque and Toshkhovli Palace, Khiva.

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Wedding party in the street and Tura Murad minaret in the near background.

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Inside Juma (or Djuma or Friday) Mosque.

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Carving on wooden pillar.

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Presumably a recent or prospective bride.

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Ceiling detail, Toshkhovli (or Tosh Hauli or Stone Courtyard) Palace.

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Yurt and Khan’s iwan, Toshkhovli Palace.

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An impressive door, possibly of greater antiquity than the palace.

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Ceiling section.

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The Khan’s bedroom.

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Street wares outside.

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Street scene, Tura Murad Minaret in the background.

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Markets and Kalta Minor in the background.

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Wedding couple.

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Kalta Minor and the Amin Khan Madrassah.

Khiva at Night

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Unidentified minaret.

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Action atop Kukhna Ark.

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A detail from the Amin Khan Madrassah.

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Small minaret behind Kuhkna Ark.

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People walking towards Kalta Minor.

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Kalta Minor.

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5 comments on “Monochromes from Khiva (Part 2)

  1. Brian Rope says:

    Excellent mono conversions Murray.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. leggypeggy says:

    Many thanks. I have a soft spot for the Juma mosque.

    Liked by 1 person

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