Twilight in Bukhara

Photograph by Joel Koczwarski , National Geographic Your Shot

As dusk settles in the ancient city of Bukhara, a lone woman passes by an incredible ancient mosque of epic proportions, writes photographer Joel Koczwarski. Located in present-day Uzbekistan, Bukhara was once an important stop along the Silk Road.

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