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Abu Dhabi - Sheikh Zayed Mosque


People know the city for its oil wealth and F1 racing! I will know it for its truly majestic mosque. Here are few shots…

Photography

The white arches

Architectural wonder, sacred place.

Abu Dhabi – 2014

Photography

by Michele F. on Flickr.The unique architecture of the Unesco World Heritage City of Sanaa at sunset - Yemen.

by Michele F. on Flickr.The unique architecture of the Unesco World Heritage City of Sanaa at sunset – Yemen.

Samarkand: the Jewish Cemetery, etc.

We had some free time in the afternoon, so I went first to Hazrat-Hizr Mosque just north of Siob Bazaar. The mosque, which dates from only 1854, stands on a low hill on the edge of Afrosiab. 398 more words

Bukhara

Little Captures: India 2017

I’m starting posting my sketches from a few weeks in India with the littlest sketches. Normally these end up being my last post from my travels: the stragglers,┬álike this… 492 more words

Travel

Samarkand: an early morning walk.

I was out so early that when I arrived at the Registan I joined the local people and walked around without being stopped by anyone in uniform (the office selling tickets for the square did not open until about 8.30am). 472 more words

Bukhara