The Wandering Scot

An occasional travel journal.
 Uzbekistan

Turkmenistan 2008

Iran  
  Merv   Gonur Depe   Ashgabad   Darvaza

Merv

Bukhara to Merv, Turkmenistan 2008
Bukhara to Merv
Merv Ice House With guide + two Swiss., Turkmenistan 2008
Merv Ice House
With guide + two Swiss.
Merv Walls, Turkmenistan 2008
Merv Walls
Line of wall forts Note exposed strata (differing bricks) in ne, Merv, Turkmenistan 2008
Line of wall forts
Note exposed strata (differing bricks) in nearest.
Merv, Turkmenistan 2008
Merv
Sultan Sanjar Mausoleum 12th c., Merv, Turkmenistan 2008
Sultan Sanjar Mausoleum
12th c.

Gonur Depe

Rebuilt Zoroastrian Oven Keeps fire separate from meat., Gonur Depe, Turkmenistan 2008
Rebuilt Zoroastrian Oven
Keeps fire separate from meat.
Gonur Depe Site, Turkmenistan 2008
Gonur Depe Site
Horse Grave, Gonur Depe, Turkmenistan 2008
Horse Grave

Ashgabad

Earthquake Memorial, Ashgabad, Turkmenistan 2008
Earthquake Memorial
Prez Palace + Big Parade, Ashgabad, Turkmenistan 2008
Prez Palace + Big Parade
Erathquake Memorial The God-King being lifted to safety, Ashgabad, Turkmenistan 2008
Erathquake Memorial
The God-King being lifted to safety
Big Parade, Ashgabad, Turkmenistan 2008
Big Parade
Lenin in Ashgabad, Turkmenistan 2008
Lenin in Ashgabad
Lenin in Ashgabad, Turkmenistan 2008
Lenin in Ashgabad
The God-King Rotates, Ashgabad, Turkmenistan 2008
The God-King Rotates
Presidential Palace, Ashgabad, Turkmenistan 2008
Presidential Palace
Arch of Neutrality With little tram on leg., Ashgabad, Turkmenistan 2008
Arch of Neutrality
With little tram on leg.
133 m (436 ft) flagpole, Ashgabad, Turkmenistan 2008
133 m (436 ft) flagpole
"City of the Future" Marble(?) apartment blocks, Ashgabad, Turkmenistan 2008
"City of the Future"
Marble(?) apartment blocks
Great Plunger of Independence "Monument to the Independenc, Ashgabad, Turkmenistan 2008
Great Plunger of Independence
"Monument to the Independence"

Darvaza

Kara Kul desert, Darvaza, Turkmenistan 2008
Kara Kul desert
Crater #1: Bubbling water, Darvaza, Turkmenistan 2008
Crater #1: Bubbling water
Crater #2: Bubbling mud, Darvaza, Turkmenistan 2008
Crater #2: Bubbling mud
Scotsman at Darvaza, Turkmenistan 2008
Scotsman at Darvaza

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