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20000 km - Uzbekistan

Well 20000 km is the kilometrage on the car, but including China, we’ve actually made it to about 35000 km already. We’ve arrived in Tashkent, Uzbekistan’s capital, still safe and sound with a slightly damaged (and dirty) Punto, but which is still motivated to get us home. 554 more words

Central Asia

Let’s swim!

Good news for those who like to swim!

If you want to mix your trip to Uzbekistan with enjoyable rest on the fresh air – this small article is for you. 266 more words

Uzbekistan

MAGNITUDE 4.8 EASTERN UZBEKISTAN

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=509139

Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 85 km W of Tashkent, Uzbekistan / pop: 1,978,028 / local time: 00:10:35.7 2016-05-29
21 km NW of Asykata, Kazakhstan / pop: 11,378 / local time: 01:10:35.7 2016-05-29


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Bukharan intellectual and Qasida Burda in prison

Shaykh Muhammad Sharif-i Sadr-i Ziya (1867-1931) was a prominent intellectual, historian and scholar from Amirate of Bukhara. During his life and until the collapse of Bukhara he was appointed as qadi (chief) and rais (head) in more than twenty places across Amirate, and for short period he even became a Chief Judge of Amirate. 382 more words

History

Hang On To Your Hats: An Exhaustive Guide to Central Asian Headgear

Beyond things like unique politics and the -stan suffix, Central Asia is known for its headgear, and probably in no place is this more visible and famous than in Kyrgyzstan.   2,499 more words

Posts About Kyrgyzstan

There are no knives in Kyrgyzstan

I just realised that recently. Well, there are of course, but you never get one in any restaurant. Usually you find yourself trying to “cut” meat using a fork and a spoon. 487 more words

China