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... stuff and going.
We checked into Gulanra and were given a great room. I rinsed our laundry which had so much stuff in it that I was really rewashing it - so much dirt and soap was still coming out.
We lounged in garden, were served hot coffee, and chatted with other guests. This is a well run place with a real paid staff who do their jobs.
Green Light at the Indian Embassy!
Dave had called ...
... 1:30 pm we were told that the Ambassador was delayed and to come back the next day at 10 am.
Dave wanted to go back to Orzo Foodland, the place for lunch we had discovered yesterday. I suspected that the well stocked liquor store next to it had also something to do with it too.
Friction with the Money Changer
Before heading home, we spent time perusing the Chorsu market again. Dave had plenty of som ...
... is as ancient as any of the Silk Road stops; sadly a huge earthquake entirely levelled the old town in 1966. She was rebuilt in the Soviet style with wide boulevards and spacious parks; the uniform planning of the reconstruction is not visually unappealing, but it would be unfair to expect she hold her own, in comparison to the aged splendour of her more westerly sisters.
We had less than a day here, and were eager to appreciate what we could ...
... is comparable in social status and intelligence. Genetic background is also examined to determine if there is a history of disease or mental illness. Of course, religion and ethnicity are major considerations since similar backgrounds lead to common understandings and expectations. And the bride must be a virgin. If there has been a slip up in that regard, there is a clinic where the problem can be repaired for $1500. Anna says it is $1500 for two stitches. One for the woman, the ...
... toothed Uzbek women, their cargo, an extensive array of packages, goods bought cheaply in Istanbul destined for sale in the Uzbek markets. It seemed like the Silk route was alive and kicking. Historically (and geographically) the city of Samarkand was the centre of the universe in Silk Route times; the meeting of trading roads from India, Persia, Russia, China and Europe. Bukhara and Khiva completed the chain across what is known today as Uzbekistan. In more recent ...