Blue Heaven...

by David Swatton September. 12, 2012 3562 views

Welcome to the blizzard of decorative tiles that is Samarkand :-)

Of all the places on the Silk Road this is one of those that I had known about since a child and had always wanted to visit.

I had read about Timur; seen Marlowe's play and now I was actually in the great man's city…. yes, it was cool.

More to come from here… you'll be mosqued, minareted and mausoleumed out by the time I'm finished!

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Nynke 9 years ago

Blue heaven indeed. Oh wow!!!! Such incredible pieces of art...

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Christa 9 years ago

This is amazing, I love those decorative tiles and as you certainly know, we have also a tradition of tiles here in Portugal, a part of our arabic roots.

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Gillian Parsons 9 years ago

That detail is wonderful and the colour Blue.

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Tim 9 years ago

Fascinating sets Davids,,congrats,,

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Riyaz 9 years ago

excellent set! Great architecture!

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