Tag Archives: Islam
My 2018 tour of Uzbekistan was unforgettable and for me Bukhara was my favourite of all the Silk Road cities, with the Kalon Mosque being my absolute highlight.
I visited Damascus in 2009 and was totally mesmerised by the great mosque, especially after dark. Here is a gallery of some of the photos I took.
Whilst on my travels through Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan, I was taken aback by the sheer beauty of the Islamic art & architecture. Whilst the tile work and art on walls, doorways & minarets was quite exquisite, it was the colourful intricate interior ceiling designs of mosques, madrasahs, mausoleums, khans & palaces that really took […]