Travel Blogs from Bukhara
... to water the expanded cotton areas, so the Russians built a 100 kilometer canal to the Amu Darya. This gave the Bukhara clean water and eradicated the prevalent diseases but at the cost of draining the Aral Sea.
In the evening we head out to the local supermarket to see what we can find for supper and end up slumming it again with cherries, the cheapest fruit on the premises. The cashier gravely presents us our change, a 5p note.
... beams running through them, which helped aerate the adobe and extended the life of the walls.
Our next stop was Chashmai Yub mausoleum, which houses a spring, said to have sprung from the earth when Job (yes, that Job) plunged his staff into the ground. The spring waters are said to be good at curing skin diseases, which is good, because the ponds outside the main square are said to have brought skin diseases to the population. The ...
... They arrived quickly and recommended that we take Kyla to the emergency room. So, we quickly dressed and got in the ambulance with Kyla. Three young men who work at the hotel – or are some how associated with the hotel – offered to accompany us. One spoke English well and would serve as guide. We were very grateful and accepted his offer.
At the hospital, the doctor agreed that Kyla's arm was dislocated. He wanted to take an x-ray, which he did, and then they ...
... hotel here is in an old historic building, with two courtyards in the interior - a really great place. After checking into the hotel, I set out to take some photos. The sun had come out and the lighting was beautiful. I saw a minaret in the distance so I started walking that direction but soon found myself lost in a maze of streets. Eventually I made my way to the minaret. Next, I ran into a bunch of others from the group. They had found a much faster way there (i.e. thru all ...
... classic damn if you do, damned if you don't. Arriving at the train station we cleared security with not much fuss, once they had figured out what my tangle-teezer was. The train was comfortable with airline seat 2 by 2 configuration so you didn't have to worry about knocking knees with the person in front. The 7 hr journey passed by in a flash and we were soon lugging our stuff onto the platform and going in search of a taxi. Bukhara, apparently Central Asia's holiest city, is ...
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