Travelling to Khiva – 1st May 2015
We were sad to leave Bukhara behind but equally as excited to be heading to Khiva – the city in the desert. 964 more words
Over this past three day weekend (Happy 4th!), I have noticed two predominant types of posts on my Facebook newsfeed: those of my friends in the United States barbecuing and enjoying fireworks while decked out in red, white, and blue, and those of my Foreign Service colleagues taking the opportunity granted by an extra day off to travel to nearby countries. 334 more words
To finish every week travel-inspired, I tell you every Friday about one of the photos of my blog’s header.
This week, I’ve selected a photo taken in September 2012 in Boysun, in the South of Uzbekistan. 93 more words
Erik Peterson is a Canadian photographer living in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, where he’s been documenting Uzbek culture and traditions for the last few years. His photos capture unique moments of reunion and celebration, such as “Kopkari,” a national sport where the objective is for a rider to grab a beheaded goat and be the first of a large group of horsemen to throw it into a scoring circle . 554 more words