This was the view from our hotel window - well, I call it a hotel, it was small, cheap and OK for a day or two but not a place you'd want to take anyone you cared about.
|Blue Mosque, 1993|
This is my colleague Martin posing in front of the Blue Mosque, which gives a better view of the scale and general splendour of the building. Note the yellow 'Taksi' which is just creeping in there in the foreground - it seemed like there were millions of them in this city.
And this is yours truly standing at the entrance:
|Moi, at the entrance to the Blue Mosque|