"Everthing I have heard about the beauty of Samarkand is true except that it is even more beautiful than I could have imagined. " Alexander the Great 320 BC . To this day, their creative skills in all the arts continue to reflect and resonate the stunning architecture of the great mosques and momuments.   Throughout the centuries the artistic tadiitions from one generation to the next has never stopped.   Finenest of needlework, blue ceramics, carpets and tapestry, painting, wood carving with intricate tile inlay, jewelry and more can be found through much of the country. 
artwork, Old Town, Tashkent. Uzbekistan
Artwork, Old town, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Old Town, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Courtyard Garden, old town, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
World War II veteran
Memory of Tears
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
village laddies.  Tashkent, Uzbekistan
World War II. Tears of memory, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
World War II memorial
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
World War 11, Memory of Tears.  Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Village Men,
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
High School graduation program
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
village people, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Young women
"She is Mine", "I am his"
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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