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... which we would also be using as a basis and with several add-ons.
Bukhara is a fascinating destination for a number of reasons. In the region’s prime it was the main religious and educational centre, full of madrassas with as many as 10,000 students at any one time. Some consider it to be the holiest city in Central Asia. In the more modern-era the city managed to remain independent of Russian rule all the way up until the early 1920s ...
... abruptly disappeared, turning into sand and shrubbery for endless miles. There really is a whole lot of nothingness between Khiva and Bukhara.
The first 130km of desert went by very quickly, as we were driving on a smooth, German-constructed concrete road. The Koreans have promised to rebuild the other half of the road similarly, and large sections have been built parallel to the old road. But that's not done yet, so the next half took twice as ...
... Also hotels and surprisingly few restaurants.
Still no America tourists but their are some from Spain and an one or two from Germany and other Middle Eastern countries as well as Uzbeki tourists but very few tourists over all. The French have been the biggest tourists here historically but I only saw 3 in one group.
In Turkmenistan the focus was on ancient civilizations because a number of excavations had been carried out by ...
... whole city lay waiting for me, yet I found it hard to drag myself away, and was still there when the crowds rolled up for midday prayers.
Eventually I willed myself to move on, and sauntered through the Samani Park in the wake of a group of young women hiding under sun umbrellas, leaving the nearby lads digging a large hole, immobile and gazing after them. The park is home to a funfair, which was full ...
... resulted). Most of those pools have now been filled in but other than that the ancient centre of the town is much the same shape it has been for centuries with its mix of mosques, medressas, mausoleums, covered markets etc. Not as many as there were and a stroll round the back streets soon uncovers the moulderng remains of quite a few mosques and medressas. But the Russians made few changes to the old centre - with the exception of ...
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