One of the reasons our Turkey trip was so cheap, I think, is because we flew with Uzbekistan Airways. After spending 4 hours in the middle of the night in the holding tank that is Tashkent Airport Transit Lounge, the leg of our flight to Istanbul flew over some amazing country.
Not sure what they are mining here in the middle of the desert.
Another very noticeable man-made mark upon the earth.
Whenever I travel I spend the whole time with my nose stuck to the window. I was lucky enough to have a window seat, clear skies, and low light of the early morning.
I think these very high mountains were in Georgia.
Another mine, this time in Turkey
The suburbs of Istanbul.
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