Monochromes from Bukhara (Part 1)

29  to 30 September 2018, Bukhara, Uzbekistan.

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

Click on any image to see it larger (if on a PC at least).

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A truck on the road between Khiva and Bukhara.

Arrival, Bukhara.

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Sunset in Bukhara.

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Bridal couple on the street in the evening.

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Above the main portal of the Nadir Divan-begi Madrasa.

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Wall and ceiling details, Nadir Divan-begi Madrassah.

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A silk weaver

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Markets ceiling (under a dome).

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A variety of textile wonders on offer….

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The ancient Magoki-Attori Mosque.

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Mosque entrance.

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Mosque door.

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Looking up in the top level, from the 1930s.

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Under the largest dome of the Toqi Telpak Furushon Trading Dome.

Trading Domes and Madrassahs, Bukhara

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A knife making workshop.

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Ulugbek Madrassah.

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Top of the arch at the entrance to Abdulaziz-Khan Madrassah.

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Scholars’ bookcase, Abdulaziz-Khan Madrassah.

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This and next four images from Abdulaziz-Khan Madrassah.

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Trading dome Toqi Zaragon.

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Carpet weaver inside the trading dome.

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The Kok Gumbaz (or Blue Dome) of the Kalan Mosque.

Kalan Mosque, Bukhara

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Kalan Mosque doorway.

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Under one of the 288 domes of the mosque.

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In the great rectangle of the mosque, looking west.

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Looking south.

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Looking east.

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Near the west end of the rectangle.

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Looking back through the main portal of the west end of the mosque rectangle.

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(as above).

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Looking up at the dome.

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Down a long corridor, probably on the south side.

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Walking back out to the portal behind the tree.

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Poi-Kalyan Ensemble (the Kalan Mosque is on the right).

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This post is the third of a short series of monochromes from Uzbekistan. They are interspersed with local posts. The previous one is here, two posts back ..

5 comments on “Monochromes from Bukhara (Part 1)

  1. […] This post is the third of a short series of monochromes from Uzbekistan.  They are interspersed with local posts.  The previous one is here, two posts back.  The next one is here, two posts on. […]

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  2. leggypeggy says:

    The view over the portal is especially striking in monochrome.

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  3. Anna says:

    Some of these shots in monochrome look awesome, maybe better than colour!

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