Uzbekistan: Samarkand 1 - Carolynn-in-Dubai

Cathy admiring the green velvet cloth that covers the tomb of Daniel. Legend has it that Tamerlane brought the body of Daniel (the one in the lions' den) back from Susa in Iran and interred it in Samarkand. The tomb in Samarkand is 18m long as, legend also has it, Daniel's body continues to grow at half an inch a year.