The Bibi-Khanym Mosque is one of the most important landmarks of Samarkand. Timurlane ordered to build it in 1399 after his India campaign. In the 15th century it was one of the largest and most magnificent mosques in the Islamic world.
This old Russian cemetery is at the abandoned town of Urga on the banks of Lake Sudochie, near the Aral Sea in Uzbekistan. Old Believers were exiled here and later it was a functioning Soviet fishing village. Now it stands totally bare except for this Russian cemetery.
Hon Khoi, Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam - July 30, 2016 :the women are working on salt field at dawn. Salt field Hon Khoi in Nha Trang, Viet Nam. Workers transporting salt from the fields Hon Khoi, Viet Nam.
A young boy watches an old Uzbek woman, probably his grandmother, put a steaming hot glass of tea to her lips; in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
The youngster holds a pot aloft and offers the woman, with a red woollen scarf over her head, another refill. It is a sunny April day, in Central Asia, but far from warm.
Open-air Uzbek tea houses can be found in many...