Magnificent and Unknown Samarkand

Yard of a private house in Samarkand. Image by Svetlana Astakhova.

LJ user Svetlana Astakhova takes [ru] her readers to a walk through the hidden streets of Samarkand, a city in Uzbekistan that used to be the center of the ancient Silk Road. Instead of posting photos of the city's famous landmarks, she shows what the less known Samarkand is like.

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