Scottish women explorers and mountaineers
'Triumph' by Vasily Vereshchagin, depicting the Sher-Dor Madrasah in Registan, the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand.
Packing her camp bed, stove, lamp and provisions, Ella Christie travelled by train and boat along the Silk Road to reach Samarkand.
Photograph of Ella Christie
Painting of Samarkand
Painting of Sher-dor-Madrasah