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Tashkent, Uzbekistan - 24th April 2015

We arrived! We rested (this was very much needed) and then were ready to go. Alongside Amelia we had a local guide Tanya for the day. 329 more words


Uzbekistan 2015

When my husband first broached the idea of going on a trip to Uzbekistan I laughed and thought it was a ridiculous idea. I dismissed the notion but he kept insisting. 349 more words


Silk on the Silk Route. Travels from Uzbekistan 3

 Lil ponders on what to buy as a gift when travelling on the Silk Route. Silk of course.

Do you remember those funny little glass domed things with an Eiffel tower inside which when you shook them looked as if they were in a snow storm?   583 more words


Sights on the Silk Route, Uzbekistan 2. lil

Lil writes how she might have guessed that travelling with a teacher would show up her weaknesses in preparing for sightseeing.  Or even her desire to learn facts. 547 more words


Bukhara a living museum

It got more and more interesting as we traveled west to the smaller but equally historically rich cities in the Silk Route.

After Samarkand, our next destination was Bukhara. 134 more words



The sensations I get when crossing a border by land, undescribable…

After spending a few days in Nukus where I was lucky enough to be hosted by a warm and kind Qaraqalpaknski family, we head South West in search of our first Khanate: Khiva. 288 more words