Photograph of Thomas Allen (L), next to a stream, and William Sachtleben crossing the stream on a narrow wooden plank bridge, with their Humber bicycles, after leaving İzmit. They were on route to Geyve.
Palace of Prince Romanov: During the 19th century Prince Nikolay Konstantinovicha Romanov, a first cousin of Alexander III of Russia was banished to Tashkent. His palace still survives in the centre of the city.
The Gūr-e Amīr or Guri Amir is a mausoleum of the Asian conqueror Tamerlane (also known as Timur) in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. [Note]Photograph of William Sachtleben or Thomas Allen riding past the Gur-Ėmir mausoleum during a bicycle tour as two locals watch.