I’ve been feeling grateful today for a change of pace. But, also, a little unnerved.
Before I got into this industry, I worked as a journalist. 311 more words
Our afternoon trip was outstanding. We went to Ulug Bek’s Observatory and Museum (the curved track of the observatory is the highlight of the complex, but the beautifully arranged museum has many notable exhibits including old manuscripts), Afrosiab Museum (the museum’s highlight is the astounding 7th century fresco of the Sogdian King Varkhouman receiving ranks of foreign dignitaries as they ride elephants, camels and horses, but other exhibits give an insight into all the civilisations that have thrived at Afrosiab, the ancient city that existed not far from the centre of modern-day Samarkand), Shah-i-Zinda (the stunning Avenue of Mausoleums, which ascends a gently inclined hill. 498 more words