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  • Leisure - Restaurant in the Ferghana Valley.

  • Our daily bread - A yemeni woman visits the suq in Sana'a. In the background a box for newspaperpages on which aya's of the Quran are printed. It is considered a sin to throw away texts of the Quran with the daily garbage.

  • Daily routine - A woman in Uzbekistan wets the street in front of het house to settle the dust after sweeping.

  • Daily bread - Uzbekistan experienced inflation of around 1000% per year immediately after independence (1992–1994). Tight economic policies and stabilisation politics with help of the IMF resulted in a drastic reduction of inflation to percentages under 10.

  • Daily bread - A jambiyya seller in the old suq of Sana'a. Many men in Yemen still wear the jambiyya, a short curved dagger, as a symbol of their tribe, their wealth or "just like in Western countries men wear a tie."

  • Leisure - Two Uzbek men play checkers in a madrasa in Samarkand.

  • Leisure - A Yemeni man in Aden sells Tumbuq, a stimulant imported from India. When chewed the red saliva is spitted out, causing red spots all over public space in Aden.

  • Leisure - An Uzbek family in the Nurata Mountains watches TV in the evening.

  • Daily bread - A grocery shop in Bukhara, on the first floor they sell wedding dresses.

  • Daily bread - An Uzbek woman sells thea in a little restaurant in the Ferghana Valley. People bring their own food from the market outside.

  • Daily bread - An Uzbek couple sells food to visitors of a daily market in Tashkent.