Turkmenistan Gallery

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Konye-Urgench
Konye-Urgench

Main Bazaar

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Konye-Urgench
Konye-Urgench

Konye-Urgench- The ancient Nejameddin Kubra and Sultan Ali Mausoleums lean in as if to finally touch

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Konye-Urgench
Konye-Urgench

Couples leave fertility offerings on Forty Mullahs Hill

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Darvaza
Darvaza

Lady of the truck stop

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Darvaza
Darvaza

Angry Abdullah and more ladies of the truck stop

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Darvaza
Darvaza

The Gate to Hell

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Darvaza
Darvaza

The Gate to Hell

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Jerbent
Jerbent

Boy training in the ways of the shashlyk

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Ashgabat
Ashgabat

Akhal Teke horse monument with golden (ex-) President Niyazov

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Ashgabat
Ashgabat

A row of marble towers in Berzengi

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Ashgabat
Ashgabat

Citizens dance for President Berdimuhamedow on a ubiquitous giant screen

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Ashgabat
Ashgabat

The Presidential Palace and related buildings; highly illegal photographic fare

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Ashgabat
Ashgabat

The Arch of Neutrality, its twelve metre tall golden Niyazov no longer rotates to face the sun

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Ashgabat
Ashgabat

Niyazov's Holy Ruhnama Monument

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Ashgabat
Ashgabat

Real world living quarters - Berzingi

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Ashgabat
Ashgabat

The world’s tallest indoor Ferris wheel at the Alum Entertainment Centre. No foreigners allowed inside.

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All images copyright Stephen M. Bland