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Yellow and blue

Yellow and blue

Tiles in Bukhara; the yellow and blue, particularly when brown is added, seems to be a Bukharan feature. Samarkand is gold and turquoise; Khiva is more blue-and-white, like a city made out of willowpattern china.

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Photo taken on 2 January 2008 (© Andrea Kirkby / Flickr)

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