On the road from Samarkand to Shakhrisabze, we spend time with a local family. This woman is the mother of 10 children who received medals for having so many children when Uzbekistan was part of the Soviet Union.
Keeping the Registan clean
Preparing a loaf to be thrown on the oven wall.
The baker showing us the wood burning oven. where she bakes her bread. She makes up to 150 loaves a day.
Two lovely young women at Lyab-i Khauz.
Young people who wanted me to photograph them. They also asked to have a photograph of me, which sometimes happens in my international travels to areas that do not have a lot of tourists from the USA.
A most gracious woman enjoying the beauty of this beautiful gathering place.
A very nice couple who graciously said that I could photograph them and then invited me to have tea with them.
Many people enjoying Lyab-i Khauz on a beautiful September day.
Keeping things in repair, Bukhara
Woman looking over her merchandize outside one of Bukhara's covered bazaars.
Woman selling gold jewelry. There are many stalls and shop selling gold at reputedly low prices.
A Uzbek selling her wares outside the bazaar.
A older woman merchant smiling at the American tourists.
Carpet merchants on a break in the Taki-Telpak Furushon Bazaar
Women selling herbs outside Chorsu Bazaar. The prices were cheaper outside the marker.
A merchant selling a wide variety of nuts on the second floor of the covered market.
Some women who sold cheeses in the market
One of the merchants at the outside stalls just outside Chosur Bazaar
Woman selling various snacks and drinks on the streets of Tashkent.