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Tuva, is a federal subject of Russia. It lies in the geographical center of Asia, in southern Siberia.

Tuva, is a federal subject of Russia. It lies in the geographical center of Asia, in southern Siberia.

Buddhist datsan, Tuva #culture #buddhist

Buddhist datsan, Tuva #culture #buddhist

Kyzyl: Center of Asia. I have been in the center of Asia

Kyzyl: Center of Asia. I have been in the center of Asia

The throat-singing Tuva people of southern Siberia create sounds and harmonies unique to foreigners’ ears. It is a style that simultaneously combines two or more pitches over a fundamental pitch to create sounds mimicking nature. www.urbanrambles.com

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The throat-singing Tuva people of southern Siberia create sounds and harmonies unique to foreigners’ ears. It is a style that simultaneously combines two or more pitches over a fundamental pitch to create sounds mimicking nature. www.urbanrambles.com

Datsan in Kyzyl, Tuva.

Datsan in Kyzyl, Tuva.

Tuva (Russia). 'Throat-singers zing and burp under upturned eaves, nomads’ yurts pimple the dust-bare grasslands, a hoard of Scythian gold gleams in the National Museum and a clipped Turkic tongue stutters on the dusty streets – this is Tuva, a republic isolated from the rest of Russia by the Yergaki Mountains (at least until the new railway is built), where Slavic influence has all but faded.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/russia/siberia/tuva

Tuva (Russia). 'Throat-singers zing and burp under upturned eaves, nomads’ yurts pimple the dust-bare grasslands, a hoard of Scythian gold gleams in the National Museum and a clipped Turkic tongue stutters on the dusty streets – this is Tuva, a republic isolated from the rest of Russia by the Yergaki Mountains (at least until the new railway is built), where Slavic influence has all but faded.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/russia/siberia/tuva

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