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Turkmenistan! Home of my beloved friend Maisa. Well, the country is her home. Not this giant mosque. ...

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Definitely going to have to stop here on the way to Nukus Minaret, Konya Urgench, Turkmenistan

The most striking landmark of Old Urgench is the early Kutlug-Timur Minaret, which, at 60 meters, it used to be the tallest brick minaret prior to the construction of the Minaret of Jam.

The western Turkmenistan city of Dehistan/Mishrian was once a major economic center from the 10th to the 14th Centuries, as it lay squarely on an important trade route of Greater Iran. This site was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on February 25, 1998, in the Cultural category.

The western Turkmenistan city of Dehistan/Mishrian was once a major economic center from the to the Centuries, as it lay squarely on an important trade route of Greater Iran. UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on

Village cemetery, Turkmenistan  Huge horns from mountain goats, considered sacred, protecting tombs in village cemetery.

Village cemetery, Turkmenistan Huge horns from mountain goats, considered sacred, protecting tombs in village cemetery.

Television Tower, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. With its lavish marble palaces, gleaming gold domes and vast expanses of manicured parkland, Ashgabat (‘the city of love’ in Arabic) has reinvented itself as a showcase city for the newly independent republic and is definitely one of Central Asia's – if not the world's – strangest places. (V)

Television Tower, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. With its lavish marble palaces, gleaming gold domes and vast expanses of manicured parkland, Ashgabat (‘the city of love’ in Arabic) has reinvented itself as a showcase city for the newly independent republic and is definitely one of Central Asia's – if not the world's – strangest places. (V)

The folks in the village of Nokhur, Turkmenistan mark graves with wild sheep horns. Huge horns from mountain goats which the locals consider sacred, protect each tomb in the village cemetery. This village has two such cemetaries, with thousands of graves marked with sheep’s horns

Nokhur Cemetery in Turkmenistan. At the cemetery of the isolated village of Nokhur, nearly every grave is marked by a wooden post adorned with the horns of a mountain goat. They are thought to fight.

Derweze, also known as the "Door to Hell", is a 70 meter wide hole in the middle of the Karakum desert in Turkmenistan.

“ Derweze, also known as the door to hell, is a 70 meter wide hole in the middle of the Karakum desert in Turkmenistan. The hole was formed in 1971 when a team of soviet geologists had their drilling.

Kyz Kala, a 7th-century CE fortress outside of the city of Merv (in modern day Turkmenistan).

The Great Kyz Kala.The vast ruins of the ancient city of Merv, Turkmenistan The ruins contain a succession of ancient cities developed over a period of years. The buildings were elite rural residences, and probably dale from the or centuries.

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