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... in town, which means that there are police in uniforms every fifty feet or so, trucks and buses blocking the ways, and nobody can get anywhere near the place. Never mind the fact that a folk festival would be just the sort of thing that, by all rights, should bring in tourism and revenue to the area. But that's not how they think about it here.
The Montreal Jazz Fest, this ain't.
So, after Rustam tried and failed to talk our ...
... the Registan, there are a number of other historical buildings in the city. The Shah-i-Zinda is a collection of historic mausoleums in the north-eastern part of the city. It's a tremendously important site partly becuase the cousin of the prophet Mohammed is buried there, but it's also notable for the impressive decorations on the ...
... and Islam
were all practiced here in this enormous city. The peoples were all different
when it came to cultural appearance as well. The empires of the regions have
been conquering territories near the city that armies have been sited through
... Beg Madrasah (1417–1420)
Sher-Dor Madrasah (1619–1636)
Tilya-Kori Madrasah (1646–1660)
Breakfast was a generous assortment of fruit, cheese, sausage, porridge, yogurt and jam served with a smile by the younger brother of the owner. About 8 other guests sauntered in for breakfast. The hotel doesn't seem to be full. We were anxious to get going, to see for ...
... after but Dave's agent wanted to see every picture on Dave's camera and computer. Finally after 30 minutes, Dave came out. All three of us figured we better head for bathroom which turned out to be one of the filthiest we've ever encountered.
Border Snakes & Cotton Pickers
Outside the border taxis and money changers surrounded us. Our goal was to get to Samarkand today. It was ...