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... in the 90's and ongoing) Inside the main Assumption Cathedral are kitschy religious icons. Instead of a donation box (I am sure they have one somewhere) they have a bread seller with dense dark bread which turned out to be delicious. . We wandered around the interesting Mirobad green bazaar (fruit, veggies, salads, meat and miscellaneous) near the Cathedral.
We metro'd back to Chorsu and walked over to Gulnara B&B ...
... plans here because he was bragging too much about his prowess in the bedroom.
It cools down a lot after the sun sets, very pleasant. The owner brought out his "dutar", a long neck two stringed guitar and played for us.
September 30, 2014
Return to the Hall of Luxury
By 10 am we made it to the train station ticket office in order to score 2 lower beds ...
... there for ages counting out piles of 1000 som notes, and you find yourself arguing the toss about whether a taxi ride should be 3000 or 4000, then realise you are arguing about 20p!
So I saw another market (very well organised), mosques and madrassas, a 7th century Koran (and lots of others not quite so old) and the Museum of History and the ex=Romanov palace and piles og very ugly new buildings. See the ...
... of the town is Freedom Square where a globe now stands on Lenin's plinth and trees now inhabit the whole area. Fountains and update to date clean buildings complete the image.
The War Memorial has been resigned in the Uzbek style and contains the names of those lost engraved on copper pages of large books..
Uzbekistan does not compete with Turkmenistan over buildings, but is very proud of building the most expensive building in central Asia, ...
... first. It’s across from the train station and loomed over by an iconic water tower. This held 100 tons of water and with that load could refill approximately 3 steam locomotives. The museum guide was very enthusiastic and also keen to use her French as she was introducing us to the various out-of-service engines. It’s a fun place where you’re encouraged to clamber all ...